Bunko Bun"ko, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bunkoed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bunkoing}.] To swindle by a bunko game or scheme; to cheat or victimize in any similar way, as by a confidence game, passing a bad check, etc. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

{Bunko steerer}, a person employed as a decoy in bunko. [Slang, U.S.] [1913 Webster]

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  • bunko — noun bamboozlement, cheating, chicanery, con game, confidence trick, defraudation, double dealing, dupery, ensnarement, flimflam, gyp, hoax, legal chicanery, pettifogging, racket, ruse, skulduggery, supercherie, swindle, trick, victimization,… …   Law dictionary

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  • bunko — ☆ bunko [buŋ′kō ] n. pl. bunkos BUNCO vt. bunkoed, bunkoing …   English World dictionary

  • bunko — (banca [bárjka] < Italian banca via French banque bank or banking )    1) Chicago: 1921. According to Blevins, a gambling game played with dice or cards. He points out that this is not the same game as the Spanish banca, but it may be related …   Vocabulario Vaquero

  • Bunko — Au Japon le format bunko (文庫) ou bunkoban désigne une publication de petit format épais conçue pour obtenir un prix réduit. La taille typique est A6 et la couverture est souple. C est une sorte d équivalent des éditions de poche en France qui… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • bunko — Bunco Bun co, n. see {bunko}. [Written also {bunko}.] [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bunko — noun a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property • Syn: ↑bunco, ↑bunco game, ↑bunko game, ↑con, ↑confidence trick, ↑confidence game, ↑con game, ↑gyp, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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