bunco game

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bunco game a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
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Usage

In literature:

What's the bunco game this time?
"The Octopus" by Frank Norris
They were easy game for the others, who saw clearly and knew the bunco game for what it was.
"Burning Daylight" by Jack London
They judged by the calibre of the men interested, and branded it a bunco game.
"Revolution and Other Essays" by Jack London
Wild Water swung the bunco game timed to seconds.
"Smoke Bellew" by Jack London
I don't want to run any bunco game.
"Vandover and the Brute" by Frank Norris
This is one of the greatest bunco games ever practiced upon workingmen.
"The Red Conspiracy" by Joseph J. Mereto
What sort of a bunco game is this?
"Just Patty" by Jean Webster
They were ready and eager to bite at any sort of bunco game I saw fit to play upon them.
"The Black Wolf Pack" by Dan Beard
The Bradys' Great Bluff; or, A Bunco Game that Failed to Work.
"The Bradys Beyond Their Depth" by Anonymous
It is not every game that must have its suckers but every bunco game.
"The Law of Hemlock Mountain" by Hugh Lundsford
No yarn at all; just a disgraceful bunco game!
"The Wood Fire in No. 3" by F. Hopkinson Smith
If we are truthful with ourselves we acknowledge a share of the bunco game.
"My Actor-Husband" by Anonymous
Just as I know that case-knives are suspicious and that picking chestnuts may be a bunco game as easy as anything else.
"In a Mysterious Way" by Anne Warner
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In news:

Shelter of Hope Board Member Lynne Chambers explains to us the game of BUNCO .
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