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  Definition of hustle
  1. a rapid bustling commotion
  2. a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
  3. move or cause to move energetically or busily; "The cheerleaders bustled about excitingly before their performance"
  4. cause to move furtively and hurriedly; "The secret service agents hustled the speaker out of the amphitheater"
  5. sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity
Similar Words: bustle, flurry, ado, fuss, stir, bunco, bunco game, bunko, bunko game, con, confidence trick, confidence game, con game, gyp, sting, flimflam, bustle about, pluck, roll

 

Hyponyms: sting operation

 

Entailments: rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along

 

Derivational Morphology: mother, fuss, overprotect, flurry, bustle, bustle about, victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, gyp, con, ado, stir, streetwalker, street girl, hooker, hustler, floozy, floozie, slattern, wheeler dealer, operator

 

Anagrams: sleuth

 

 
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