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bunko

[buhng-koh] /ˈbʌŋ koʊ/
noun, plural bunkos.
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.
verb (used with object), bunkoed, bunkoing.
3.
to victimize by a bunko.
Also, bunco.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; shortened form of bunkum; cf. -o
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British Dictionary definitions for bun koed

bunko

/ˈbʌŋkəʊ/
noun, verb
1.
a variant spelling of bunco
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bunko

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bunco


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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