Definition of bunco
plural buncos or bunkos
: a swindling game or scheme
Examples of bunco in a sentence
<they were experts at that bunco, having fleeced wide-eyed tourists for years>
Variants of bunco
Origin of bunco
perhaps alteration of Spanish banca bench, banking, bank in gambling, from Italian — more at bank
First Known Use: 1872
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