Synonyms for (noun) bunco

Synonyms: flimflam, sting, con, con game, confidence game, confidence trick, hustle, gyp, bunco, bunco game, bunko, bunko game

Definition: a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property

Similar words: rig, swindle, cheat

Definition: the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme

Usage: that book is a fraud

Synonyms for (verb) bunco

Synonyms: hornswoggle, goldbrick, gip, gyp, bunco, short-change, scam, rook, con, diddle, defraud, swindle, mulct, nobble, victimize

Definition: deprive of by deceit

Usage: 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

Similar words: rip off, cheat, chisel

Definition: deprive somebody of something by deceit

Usage: The con-man beat me out of $50; This salesman ripped us off!; we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme; They chiseled me out of my money