HyperDic: hustle

English > 7 senses of the word hustle:
VERBmotionhustlecause to move furtively and hurriedly
motionhustle, bustle, bustle aboutmove or cause to move energetically or busily
possessionhustle, pluck, rollsell something to or obtain something from by energetic / energetic and especially underhanded activity
possessionhustleget by trying hard
communicationhustlepressure or urge someone into an action
NOUNacthustle, bunco, bunco game, bunko, bunko game, con, confidence trick, confidence game, con game, sting, flimflama swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
acthustle, bustle, flurry, ado, fuss, stira rapid active commotion
hustle > pronunciation
Soundshhah'sahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > hustle: 7 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property.
Synonymsbunco, bunco game, bunko, bunko game, con, confidence trick, confidence game, con game, sting, flimflam
Narrowersting operationA complicated confidence game planned and executed with great care (especially an operation implemented by undercover agents to apprehend criminals)
Broaderswindle, cheat, rigThe act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme
Spanishbunco, bunko, camelo, engatusamiento, estafa, fraude, timo
Catalanbunco, bunko, entabanada, estafa, frau
English > hustle: 7 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA rapid active commotion.
Synonymsbustle, flurry, ado, fuss, stir
Broadercommotion, din, ruction, ruckus, rumpus, tumultThe act of making a noisy disturbance
Spanishagitación, ajetreo, alboroto, bulla, bullicio, jaleo, movimiento, revuelo, ruido, tejemaneje, torbellino, tráfago, trajín
Catalanagitació, bullícia, bullit, desori, enrenou, moviment, tràfec
Verbshustlemove or cause to move energetically or busily
English > hustle: 7 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningCause to move furtively and hurriedly.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"The secret service agents hustled the speaker out of the amphitheater"
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Spanishachuchar, apresurar, azuzar
Catalanacuitar, apressar
English > hustle: 7 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningMove or cause to move energetically or busily.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsbustle, bustle about
Entailsrush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on itMove fast
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Nounshustlea rapid active commotion
English > hustle: 7 senses > verb 3, possession
Meaningsell something to or obtain something from by energetic / energetic and especially underhanded activity.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something from somebody
Synonymspluck, roll
Broadersteal, rip off, ripTake without the owner's consent
Spanisharramblar
Catalanarrambar
Nounshustlera shrewd or unscrupulous person who knows how to circumvent difficulties
hustlera prostitute who attracts customers by walking the streets
English > hustle: 7 senses > verb 4, possession
MeaningGet by trying hard.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"she hustled a free lunch from the waiter"
Broaderreceive, haveGet something
English > hustle: 7 senses > verb 5, communication
MeaningPressure or urge someone into an action.
PatternSomebody ----s
BroaderpersuadeCause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action

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