What does hustle mean?

Definitions for hustle
ˈhʌs əlhus·tle

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word hustle.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bunco, bunco game, bunko, bunko game, con, confidence trick, confidence game, con game, gyp, hustle, sting, flimflam(noun)

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

  2. bustle, hustle, flurry, ado, fuss, stir(verb)

    a rapid active commotion

  3. hustle(verb)

    cause to move furtively and hurriedly

    "The secret service agents hustled the speaker out of the amphitheater"

  4. bustle, bustle about, hustle(verb)

    move or cause to move energetically or busily

    "The cheerleaders bustled about excitingly before their performance"

  5. hustle, pluck, roll(verb)

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

  6. hustle(verb)

    get by trying hard

    "she hustled a free lunch from the waiter"

  7. hustle(verb)

    pressure or urge someone into an action

Wiktionary

  1. hustle(Noun)

    A state of busy activity.

  2. hustle(Noun)

    A type of disco dance. See Wikipedia:Hustle (dance) for more information.

  3. hustle(Verb)

    To rush or hurry.

    I'll have to hustle to get there on time.

  4. hustle(Verb)

    To con or deceive; especially financially.

    The guy tried to hustle me into buying into a bogus real estate deal.

  5. hustle(Verb)

    To bundle, to stow something quickly.

  6. hustle(Verb)

    to dance the hustle (see Wikipedia:Hustle (dance))

  7. hustle(Verb)

    To play deliberately badly at a game or sport in an attempt to encourage players to challenge.

  8. hustle(Verb)

    To sell sex, to work as a pimp.

  9. hustle(Verb)

    To be a prostitute, to exchange use of one's body for sexual purposes for money.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hustle(verb)

    to shake together in confusion; to push, jostle, or crowd rudely; to handle roughly; as, to hustle a person out of a room

    Etymology: [D. hustelen to shake, fr. husten to shake. Cf. Hotchpotch.]

  2. Hustle(verb)

    to push or crows; to force one's way; to move hustily and with confusion; a hurry

    Etymology: [D. hustelen to shake, fr. husten to shake. Cf. Hotchpotch.]

Freebase

  1. Hustle

    Hustle is a Japanese professional wrestling promotion managed by Nobuhiko Takada. Hustle can be described as an industry experiment to market the sports entertainment style of professional wrestling in Japan.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hustle

    hus′l, v.t. to shake or push together: to crowd with violence.—n. Hus′tler, an energetic fellow. [Old Dut. hutsen, hutselen, to shake to and fro; cf. hotchpotch.]

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How to say hustle in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hustle in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hustle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of hustle in a Sentence

  1. Morgan Howell Moylan:

    For Riley Howell side hustle, Riley Howell worked for a landscaping company. Riley Howell'd always deliver the biggest trees because Riley Howell was able to pick them up. The old ladies loved Riley Howell.

  2. Deshawn Yeldell:

    No Mo’ Friendz •I finally found peace no mo’ friends, Let tha respect end so much watered down love I had tah get rid of;— let tha memories fly like a mornin’ Dove, shush!— Wit’ a push an shove tha game so fake I had tah turn my back, Same nicca’z still talkin down but I’m just laughing at cha, ain’t no loyalty;— muh nicca’z get yo cash up! now dat everybody from tha block all grownup, some Homies went left others went right;— who can ya trust in this life? •it’s been nothin nice I had no choice but tah fight, despite I had tah thug it out all day an night, why dey still focused on competing I got my mind right tryna make my future bright all I got is faith in my eyesight, Got a couple of potnas I ain’t never had uh real friend;— Fock it let tha money win we all lost in a life of sin, Befo’ it’s over dey gon feel me worldwide, applied da pressure;— now dat they agitated motherfockas can’t stop my prophecy, they should’ve showed hospitality cause some of us come an go, this is information about tha good an bad happy an tha sad R.I.P to da homies who passed, Real life I write a whole rap on my Facebook page piece it together like I’m gettin’ paid, I can feel God tellin’ me don’t be afraid, People please don’t look at me funny because my words a man-made, I’m in tha Middle of a balance everybody that I know throwin shade; At Me! but this hard life;— I will never trade, I been dreamin uh ‘bout uh bag fa’ while this freestyle-hustle came wit’ my lifestyle, it’s been hostile but it’s worth da while, I grew up wit’ sum’ real-nicca’z an sum’ fake-nicca’z to;— don’t even ask me who, my new alias name bloomin’ like uh rose out of da blue, Now throw tha deuce! I erased dat nicca Slick an change my name tah MillYentei now I’m feelin brand new, Used to want a happy home, but Couple of years ago I got lost in da Hennessey an smokin’ weed an money was all dat I could see, i’mma changed man but it’s still hard tah give uh fock, when ya feelin like you got no Luck on top of dat my mind feelin’ stuck, it’s been rough but I keep my head up. •I finally found peace no mo’ friends, Let tha respect end so much watered down love I had tah get rid of;— let da memories fly like a mornin’ Dove, shush!— Wit’ a push an shove tha game so fake I had tah turn my back, Same Niggah’z still talkin down but I’m just laughing at cha, ain’t no loyalty;— muh nicca’z get yo cash up! now dat everybody from tha block all grownup, some Homies went left others went right;— who can ya trust in this life?.... From the “Book of Riffz” -MillYentei_DY

  3. President Barack Obama:

    He was playing 'Do the Hustle' - on an accordion. She said she found this 'sexy and brave.' I mean, the brave part I understand.

  4. Anna Hakkarainen:

    Lapland is the antithesis to the urban hustle and bustle.

  5. Hiral Sanghavi:

    Angel investing is something that I believe you can completely get rid of with crowdfunding, angels come at the seed stage and crowdfunding literally has the ability to kill it. Related : How This Couple Created the All-In-One Travel Jacket That Is Nearing $ 2 Million on Kickstarter While Hiral Sanghavi is a fan of the benefits of crowdfunding, This Couple’s also learned firsthand that This Travel Jacket’s by no means easy. This Travel Jacket requires some serious hustle. This Couple first campaign, a blockbuster success, was stressful. Hiral Sanghavi learned a few things. Here are This Couple top three tips for crowdfunding success : The first BauBax travel jackets shipped four months late. Part of the reason for the delay was because the BauBax team expected to raise only $ 20,000. They raised $ 9.2 million on Kickstarter and another $ 2.3 million on Indiegogo. That meant that BauBax had to manufacture a whole lot more jackets than it had been expecting to sell.

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Translations for hustle

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  • صخبArabic
  • pospíchat, spěchatCzech
  • Hektik, hetzen, betrügen, Hast, sich beeilen, Hetze, Eile, abziehenGerman
  • darse prisa, apurarseSpanish
  • کلاشی کردنPersian
  • kiire, hoppu, huiputtaa, hoppuilla, kiiruhtaa, huijata, petkuttaa, kiirehtiä, hustleFinnish
  • bousculadeFrench
  • למהר, לרמותHebrew
  • lHungarian
  • agitandoLatin
  • razkruķītLatvian
  • whakatūkawikawi, taututetute, tutetute, ātuteMāori
  • pośpiechPolish
  • apressar-sePortuguese
  • хасл, спешка, надувать, спешить, надуть, торопиться, раскрути́ть, толкотня, обмануть, суета, сутолока, обманыватьRussian
  • தள்ளுTamil
  • 喧囂Chinese

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