bunko


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Related to bunko: bunko game, bunco

bun·ko

 (bŭng′kō)
n. & v.
Variant of bunco.

bunko

(ˈbʌŋkəʊ)
n, vb
a variant spelling of bunco

bun•ko

or bun•co

(ˈbʌŋ koʊ)

n., pl. -kos or -cos, n.
1. a swindle in which a person is cheated at gambling, persuaded to buy a nonexistent or worthless object, or otherwise victimized.
v.t.
2. to victimize by a bunko.
[1880–85; shortened form of bunkum; compare -o]

bunko


Past participle: bunkoed
Gerund: bunkoing

Imperative
bunko
bunko
Present
I bunko
you bunko
he/she/it bunkos
we bunko
you bunko
they bunko
Preterite
I bunkoed
you bunkoed
he/she/it bunkoed
we bunkoed
you bunkoed
they bunkoed
Present Continuous
I am bunkoing
you are bunkoing
he/she/it is bunkoing
we are bunkoing
you are bunkoing
they are bunkoing
Present Perfect
I have bunkoed
you have bunkoed
he/she/it has bunkoed
we have bunkoed
you have bunkoed
they have bunkoed
Past Continuous
I was bunkoing
you were bunkoing
he/she/it was bunkoing
we were bunkoing
you were bunkoing
they were bunkoing
Past Perfect
I had bunkoed
you had bunkoed
he/she/it had bunkoed
we had bunkoed
you had bunkoed
they had bunkoed
Future
I will bunko
you will bunko
he/she/it will bunko
we will bunko
you will bunko
they will bunko
Future Perfect
I will have bunkoed
you will have bunkoed
he/she/it will have bunkoed
we will have bunkoed
you will have bunkoed
they will have bunkoed
Future Continuous
I will be bunkoing
you will be bunkoing
he/she/it will be bunkoing
we will be bunkoing
you will be bunkoing
they will be bunkoing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bunkoing
you have been bunkoing
he/she/it has been bunkoing
we have been bunkoing
you have been bunkoing
they have been bunkoing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bunkoing
you will have been bunkoing
he/she/it will have been bunkoing
we will have been bunkoing
you will have been bunkoing
they will have been bunkoing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bunkoing
you had been bunkoing
he/she/it had been bunkoing
we had been bunkoing
you had been bunkoing
they had been bunkoing
Conditional
I would bunko
you would bunko
he/she/it would bunko
we would bunko
you would bunko
they would bunko
Past Conditional
I would have bunkoed
you would have bunkoed
he/she/it would have bunkoed
we would have bunkoed
you would have bunkoed
they would have bunkoed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bunko - a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
sting operation - a complicated confidence game planned and executed with great care (especially an operation implemented by undercover agents to apprehend criminals)
swindle, cheat, rig - the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme; "that book is a fraud"
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