Synonyms for (noun) hustle

Synonyms: stir, ado, hustle, bustle, fuss, flurry

Definition: a rapid active commotion

Similar words: tumult, ruckus, ruction, rumpus, commotion, din

Definition: the act of making a noisy disturbance


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) hustle

Synonyms: hustle

Definition: pressure or urge someone into an action

Similar words: persuade

Definition: cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm

Usage: You can't persuade me to buy this ugly vase!


Synonyms: bustle, bustle about, hustle

Definition: move or cause to move energetically or busily

Usage: The cheerleaders bustled about excitingly before their performance

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right


Synonyms: hustle

Definition: cause to move furtively and hurriedly

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

Similar words: displace, move

Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant


Synonyms: hustle

Definition: get by trying hard

Usage: she hustled a free lunch from the waiter

Similar words: have, receive

Definition: get something; come into possession of

Usage: receive payment; receive a gift; receive letters from the front


Synonyms: pluck, hustle, roll

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

Similar words: steal

Definition: take without the owner's consent

Usage: Someone stole my wallet on the train; This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation