Bunko steerer
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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • bunko-steerer — bunkˈo steerer noun A con man • • • Main Entry: ↑bunko …   Useful english dictionary

  • bunko steerer — n. bunco steerer, cheater, swindler (in card games) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bunko steerer — variant of bunco steerer * * * Informal. a swindler, esp. a person who lures another to a gambling game to be cheated. [1870 75, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • bunko steerer — Informal. a swindler, esp. a person who lures another to a gambling game to be cheated. [1870 75, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bunco steerer — noun or bunko steerer : a confidence man : swindler * * * bunco steerer, U.S. Slang. a decoy or shill for a bunco …   Useful english dictionary

  • bunco steerer — n. bunko steerer, cheater, swindler (in card games) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Bunkoed — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bunkoing — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Deceiver — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Deceiver >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 deceiver deceiver &c.(deceive &c. 545) ??? dissembler hypocrite Sgm: N 1 sophist sophist Pharisee Jesuit Mawworm Pecksniff Joseph Surface Tartufe Janus …   English dictionary for students

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