Noun bunco has 1 sense
  1. bunco, bunco game, bunko, bunko game, con, confidence trick, confidence game, con game, gyp, hustle, sting, flimflam - a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
    --1 is a kind of swindle, cheat, rig
    --1 has particulars: sting operation
    Derived form: verb bunco1
,Verb bunco has 1 sense
  1. victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, gyp, con - deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"
    --1 is one way to cheat, rip off, chisel
    Derived form: noun bunco1
    Sample sentence:
    They bunco him of all his money