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Bunco  n.  (Written also bunko)  See bunko.






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"Bunco" Quotes from Famous Books



... Roebuck, with an air like a benediction from a bishop backed by a cathedral organ and full choir, gave me the tip to buy coal stocks, I canonized him on the spot. Never did a Jersey "jay" in Sunday clothes and tallowed boots respond to a bunco steerer's greeting with a gladder smile than mine to that ...
— The Deluge • David Graham Phillips

... Bill stood looking after Shock and rubbing his fingers, he said in soliloquy: "Well, I guess I'm gittin' old. What in thunder has got into me, anyway? How'd he git me on to that line? Say, what a bunco steerer he'd make! And with that face and them eyes of his! No, 'taint that. It's his blank honest talk. Hang if I know what it is, but he's got it! He's white, I swear! But blank him! he makes a ...
— The Prospector - A Tale of the Crow's Nest Pass • Ralph Connor

... Bunco Illustration of the swell Structure with bushy Trees dotting the Lawn and a little Girl rolling a Hoop along the Cement Side-Walk and she had set her Heart on that kind ...
— People You Know • George Ade

... this afternoon I would have gotten off at the wrong address, because I could hardly have failed to believe that Silk Hat was picking up a female accomplice. But, as things stood, I suspicioned that, failing the daughter, he was putting up a bunco tale for the mother— a situation new, I believe, in the realm of romantic fiction. I thought it was up to me to play a strong hand, so I threw a few facts on the screen for Jackson's benefit, and he straightway hit the pike in pursuit. ...
— Number Seventeen • Louis Tracy



Words linked to "Bunco" :   nobble, cheat, chisel, defraud, diddle, bunko, hustle, hornswoggle, gyp, swindle, confidence game, con, rig, rip off, flimflam, bunco game, mulct, victimize, short-change, gip, bunko game, short, scam, con game, sting



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