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hustle

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

2 readiness to engage in daring or difficult activity
  • with his characteristic hustle, he had all the plans for the conference lined up in a matter of days

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3 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

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hustle

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of hustle (Entry 2 of 2)

3 to rob by the use of trickery or threats
  • a swindler who hustled cashiers by getting them all confused while they were making change

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The first known use of hustle was in 1720

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“Hustle.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hustle. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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