n(American English/inglés norteamericano)
- 1.1 (hard worker) [colloquial/familiar] persona (feminine) trabajadora he's a real hustler es muy trabajador or tenazMore example sentences
More example sentences1.2 (swindler) [slang/argot] estafador, (masculine, feminine) (Cuba) jinetero, (masculine, feminine) [colloquial/familiar] 1.3 (prostitute) [slang/argot] puto, (masculine, feminine) [vulgar] (Cuba) jinetero, (masculine, feminine) [colloquial/familiar]
- 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.
- 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.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
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