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bunco

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Noun, Verb (usu participle)
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bun=co

CIDE DICTIONARY

buncon. 

OXFORD DICTIONARY

bunco, n. & v. US sl.
--n. (pl. -os) a swindle, esp. by card-sharping or a confidence trick.
--v.tr. (-oes, -oed) swindle, cheat.

Etymology
perh. f. Sp. banca a card-game

THESAURUS

bunco

ballot-box stuffing, cardsharping, cheat, cheating, cozenage, diddle, diddling, dishonesty, dodge, fishy transaction, flam, flimflam, fraud, fraudulence, fraudulency, gerrymandering, graft, grift, gyp, gyp joint, illicit business, imposition, imposture, racket, scam, swindle

ROGET THESAURUS

bunco

Stealing

VB steal, thieve, rob, mug, purloin, pilfer, filch, prig, bag, nim, crib, cabbage, palm, abstract, appropriate, plagiarize, convey away, carry off, abduct, kidnap, crimp, make off with, walk off with, run off with, run away with, spirit away, seize, plunder, pillage, rifle, sack, loot, ransack, spoil, spoliate, despoil, strip, sweep, gut, forage, levy blackmail, pirate, pickeer, maraud, lift cattle, poach, smuggle, run, badger, bail up, hold up, stick up, bunco, bunko, filibuster, swindle, peculate, embezzle, sponge, mulct, rook, bilk, pluck, pigeon, fleece, defraud, obtain under false pretenses, live by one's wits, rob Peter to pay Paul, borrow of Peter to pay Paul, set a thief to catch a thief, disregard the distinction between meum and tuum, fence, launder, launder money.


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