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hustler

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Pronunciation: /ˈhʌslə
 
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Definition of hustler in English:

noun

informal , chiefly North American
1A person adept at aggressive selling or illicit dealing: small-time hustlers trying to sell their stuff
More example sentences
  • In his world of small-time hustlers, grouchy thugs and laconic crimefighters, there's always somebody with a new angle to work or a new beef to settle.
  • He's a thief, hustler, scamster, con man, who enjoys ripping off friends, family, waiters, old ladies, etc.
  • I shall meet some con men and hustlers, too, I suppose.
2A prostitute.
Example sentences
  • When he was a teenager, he lived on the street as a hustler and prostitute.
  • I didn't get any of that working with the pimps, or the hustlers.
  • For instance, in Brazil professional and amateur hustlers constitute different groups, where the latter usually do not identify as hustlers.

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