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Synonyms of hustle in English:


  • 1 they were hissed and hustled as they went
    jostle, push, push roughly, bump, knock, shove, nudge, elbow, shoulder;
  • 2 I was hustled away to a cold cell
    manhandle, push, shove, thrust, frogmarch, bulldoze;
    rush, hurry, hasten, whisk, sweep
    informal bundle
  • 3 informal don't be hustled into anything unless you really want to do it
    coerce, force, compel, pressure, pressurize, badger, pester, hound, harass, nag, harry, urge, goad, prod, spur;
    informal railroad
    British informal bounce
    North American informal fast-talk
  • noun

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  • we were tired of the hustle and bustle of city life
    activity, bustle, hustle and bustle, hurly-burly, commotion, tumult, hubbub, brouhaha, busyness, action, liveliness, animation, movement, life, excitement, agitation, fuss, flurry, stir, whirl
    archaic hurry-scurry, pother
    [Antonyms] peace
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