BUN KOING

bunko

[buhng-koh] Informal.
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:
1880–85; shortened form of bunkum; cf. -o

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bunko (ˈbʌŋkəʊ)
 
n, —vb
a variant spelling of bunco

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