hustle

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hustle

noun

Definition of HUSTLE

1
a scheme in which the victim is cheated out of his money after first gaining his trust <finally got wise to his hustle and threatened to call the police>
3
readiness to engage in daring or difficult activity <with his characteristic hustle, he had everything lined up in two days>
4
an instance of the use of dishonest methods to acquire something of value <a clever hustle that tricked people into revealing their bank account information>
Synonyms bunco (or bunko), con, fiddle [chiefly British], flimflam, gyp, hustle, scam, shell game, sting, swindle

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