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Bunko   Listen
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Bunko  v. t.  (past & past part. bunkoed; pres. part. 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.
Bunko steerer, a person employed as a decoy in bunko. (Slang, U.S.)






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Bunko" Quotes from Famous Books



... City there is said to be a fine display of servant-girl and ladies-maid aigrettes. In New York and New Jersey, in Pennsylvania for everything save the sale of heron and egret plumes (a privilege obtained by a bunko game), in Massachusetts, and in many other of our States, the wild-birds'-plumage millinery business is dead. Two years ago, when the New York legislature refused to repeal the Dutcher law, the Millinery Association asserted, ...
— Our Vanishing Wild Life - Its Extermination and Preservation • William T. Hornaday



Words linked to "Bunko" :   confidence trick, bunko game, bunco game, con, sting, con game, swindle, cheat, confidence game, hustle



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