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


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • bunkoing — n. bunco, swindling game; cheater, swindler (in card games); deceit, fraud v. cheat, swindle, defraud, deceive …   English contemporary dictionary

  • 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

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • bunko — /bung koh/, n., pl. bunkos, v., bunkoed, bunkoing. Informal. n. 1. a swindle in which a person is cheated at gambling, persuaded to buy a nonexistent, unsalable, or worthless object, or otherwise victimized. 2. any misrepresentation. v.t. 3. to… …   Universalium

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

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