Translation of hustler in Spanish:

hustler

Pronunciation: /ˈhʌslər; ˈhʌslə(r)/

n

(AmE)
  • 1.1 (hard worker) [colloquial/familiar] persona (f) trabajadora he's a real hustler es muy trabajador or tenaz
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    • 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.
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    • 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.
    1.2 (swindler) [slang/argot] estafador, -dora (m,f) (Cu) jinetero, -ra (m,f) [familiar/colloquial] 1.3 (prostitute) [slang/argot] puto, -ta (m,f) [vulgar] (Cu) jinetero, -ra (m,f) [familiar/colloquial]

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