bunco

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bun·co

noun \ˈbəŋ-(ˌ)kō\
plural buncos or bunkos

Definition of BUNCO

:  a swindling game or scheme
bunco transitive verb

Variants of BUNCO

bun·co or bun·ko \ˈbəŋ-(ˌ)kō\

Examples of BUNCO

  1. <they were experts at that bunco, having fleeced wide-eyed tourists for years>

Origin of BUNCO

perhaps alteration of Spanish banca bench, banking, bank in gambling, from Italian — more at bank
First Known Use: 1872

Rhymes with BUNCO

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