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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property v. - Deprive of by deceit.

Usage examples (36)
  • Do you think books and bunco can peacefully coexist?
  • No room there for little sharpers 'tricks and bunco games.
  • Feds bunco bucks by Rae on Tuesday, Mar 25, 2008 at 7: 10: 07 PM
  • Five thousand for a claim on that damned moose-pasture is bunco. for more
Tutoring comment
  • A "bunco" or "bunko" is a swindle, while "buncombe" or "bunkum" is insincere or untrue talk.
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