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bunko steerer

noun, Informal.
1.
a swindler, especially a person who lures another to a gambling game to be cheated.
Origin of bunko steerer
1870-1875
1870-75, Americanism
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  • Pa says he thinks I was cut out for a bunko steerer, and I may look for that kind of a job.

    Peck's Bad Boy and His Pa George W. Peck

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