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hustle

noun

1 hustle

A swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property.

synonyms: bunco, bunco game, bunko, bunko game, con, con game, confidence game, confidence trick, flimflam, sting.

Roget 840: amusement, entertainment, recreation, fun, game, fun and games; diversion, divertissement; reaction, solace; pastime, passetemps [Fr.], sport; ... show more



2 hustle

A rapid active commotion.

synonyms: ado, bustle, flurry, fuss, stir.

Dutch: gedoe, ophef
Polish: krzÄ…tanina

verb

1 hustle

Cause to move furtively and hurriedly.

Roget 61: derange; disarrange, misarrange; displace, misplace; mislay, discompose, disorder; deorganize, discombobulate, disorganize; embroil, unsettle, ... show more

Roget 276: give an impetus etc. n.; impel, push; start, give a start to, set going; drive, urge, boom; thrust, prod, ... show more

Roget 706: hinder, impede, filibuster [U.S.], impedite, embarrass.    keep off, stave off, ward off; obviate; avert, antevert; turn aside, draw off, ... show more

2 hustle

Move or cause to move energetically or busily.

synonyms: bustle, bustle about.

Roget 315: be agitated &c.; shake; tremble, tremble like an aspen leaf; quiver, quaver, quake, shiver, twitter, twire, writhe, toss, shuffle, ... show more

Roget 682: be active etc. adj.; busy oneself in; stir, stir about, stir one's stumps; bestir oneself, rouse oneself; speed, hasten, peg away, lay about one, ... show more

3 hustle

Sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity.

synonyms: pluck, roll.

4 hustle

Get by trying hard.

5 hustle

Pressure or urge someone into an action.


Moby thesaurus: Charleston, Highland fling, Lambeth Walk, Mexican hat dance, Portland fancy, Virginia reel, Watusi, accelerate, action, activity, adventuresomeness, adventurousness, aggression, aggressiveness, allemande, ambitiousness, assault, barn dance, bear, bear upon ... show more.

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