Definitions for (noun) hustle

Main entry: stir, ado, hustle, bustle, fuss, flurry

Definition: a rapid active commotion


Main entry: 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

Definitions for (verb) hustle

Main entry: hustle

Definition: pressure or urge someone into an action


Main entry: bustle, bustle about, hustle

Definition: move or cause to move energetically or busily

Usage: The cheerleaders bustled about excitingly before their performance


Main entry: hustle

Definition: cause to move furtively and hurriedly

Usage: The secret service agents hustled the speaker out of the amphitheater


Main entry: hustle

Definition: get by trying hard

Usage: she hustled a free lunch from the waiter


Main entry: pluck, hustle, roll

Definition: sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity