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Synonyms for hustle
ˈhʌs əl

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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

    confidence game, bunco, insect bite, convict, bunko, confidence trick, stir, fuss, flurry, stinging, bunko game, con game, gyp, ado, yard bird, bustle, bunco game, pang, con, sting, inmate, yardbird, flimflam, bite

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

    a rapid active commotion

    confidence game, bunco, snow flurry, tizzy, dither, bickering, squabble, flap, bicker, bunko, confidence trick, spat, tiff, hassle, stir, flurry, bunko game, con game, gyp, ado, fuss, pettifoggery, pother, bustle, bunco game, trouble, con, sting, splash, flimflam, bother

  3. hustle(verb)

    cause to move furtively and hurriedly

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

    pluck, roll, bustle about, bustle

  4. bustle, bustle about, hustle(verb)

    move or cause to move energetically or busily

    "The cheerleaders bustled about excitingly before their performance"

    pluck, roll, bustle about, bustle

  5. hustle, pluck, roll(verb)

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

    roll, vagabond, hook, wind, ramble, cull, wrap, range, rob, pick, stray, rove, wave, pluck, deplumate, twine, surcharge, soak, overcharge, pull off, cast, flap, pull, wander, gazump, plunk, plume, bustle about, revolve, roll up, swan, deplume, roll out, pick off, tramp, turn over, bustle, undulate, tear, drift, tweak, seethe, displume, fleece, roam, wheel

  6. hustle(verb)

    get by trying hard

    "she hustled a free lunch from the waiter"

    pluck, roll, bustle about, bustle

  7. hustle(verb)

    pressure or urge someone into an action

    pluck, roll, bustle about, bustle

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hustle(v. a.)

    push, jostle, justle, elbow, crowd

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. hustle(v)


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How to use hustle in a sentence?

  1. Donald Gould:

    It passes a lot of time and I’m homeless; that’s my hustle out here.

  2. Barack Obama:

    Jesus lived a life of peace, love, kindness and forgiveness, during the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season, may we all do our best to follow his example.

  3. Abraham Lincoln:

    Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.

  4. 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.

  5. MCclane Otim Derick:

    for every one to reach the mountain top of his or her desire its really a hustle and hard work

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
  • apressar-sePortuguese
  • хасл, спешка, надувать, спешить, надуть, торопиться, раскрути́ть, толкотня, обмануть, суета, сутолока, обманыватьRussian
  • தள்ளுTamil
  • 喧囂Chinese

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