bunco, bunco game, bunko, bunko game, con, confidence trick, confidence game, con game, hustle, sting, flimflam

(noun) a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property

Source: WordNet® 3.1


bunko (countable and uncountable, plural bunkos or bunkoes)

Alternative spelling of bunco


bunko (third-person singular simple present bunkos, present participle bunkoing, simple past and past participle bunkoed)

Alternative spelling of bunco


• konbu

Source: Wiktionary

Bun"ko, n. Etym: [Sf. Sp. banco bank, banca a sort of game at cards. Cf. Bank (in the commercial sense).]

Definition: A kind of swindling game or scheme, by means of cards or by a sham lottery. [Written also bunco.] Bunko steerer, a person employed as a decoy in bunko. [Slang, U.S.]

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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