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hustler Syllabification: hus·tler
Pronunciation: /ˈhəslər/

Definition of hustler in English:


informal, chiefly North American
1An aggressively enterprising person; a go-getter.
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.
1.1A prostitute.
Example sentences
  • Frank acknowledged that he had had a relationship with the hustler but denied he knew about the prostitution ring.
  • They make money all year round and so are a great club to work for - but be warned, the night girls are hustlers and competition is fierce.
  • ‘I come from a street level, I was a hustler on the street, that was my thing,’ Kelly says.

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