bunko steerer

  1. a swindler, especially a person who lures another to a gambling game to be cheated.

Origin of bunko steerer

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75

Words Nearby bunko steerer

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How to use bunko steerer in a sentence

  • Pa says he thinks I was cut out for a bunko steerer, and I may look for that kind of a job.

    Peck's Bad Boy and His Pa | George W. Peck