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Verb: hustle  hú-sul
  1. Cause to move furtively and hurriedly
    "The secret service agents hustled the speaker out of the amphitheatre"
  2. Move or cause to move energetically or busily
    "The cheerleaders hustled about excitedly before their performance";
    - bustle, bustle about
  3. Sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity
    - pluck, roll
  4. Get by trying hard
    "she hustled a free lunch from the waiter"
  5. Pressure or urge someone into an action
Noun: hustle  hú-sul
  1. A swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
    - bunco [N. Amer], bunco game [N. Amer], bunko [N. Amer], bunko game [N. Amer], con, confidence trick, confidence game, con game, gyp, sting, flimflam
  2. A rapid active commotion
    - bustle, flurry, ado, fuss, stir

Derived forms: hustling, hustles, hustled

Type of: cheat, commotion, din, displace, have, move, persuade, receive, rig, ruckus, ruction, rumpus, steal, swindle, tumult

Encyclopedia: Hustle, Virginia