Meaning of bunko

bun•ko

Pronunciation: (bung'kō), [key]
— n., pl. v., -kos, -koed, -ko•ing.
—n.
  1. a swindle in which a person is cheated at gambling, persuaded to buy a nonexistent, unsalable, or worthless object, or otherwise victimized.
  2. any misrepresentation.
—v.t.
  1. to victimize by a bunko.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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