Synonyms of hustle


1. bunco, bunco game, bunko, bunko game, con, confidence trick, confidence game, con game, gyp, hustle, sting, flimflam, swindle, cheat, rig

usage: a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property

2. bustle, hustle, flurry, ado, fuss, stir, commotion, din, ruction, ruckus, rumpus, tumult

usage: a rapid active commotion


1. hustle, move, displace

usage: cause to move furtively and hurriedly; "The secret service agents hustled the speaker out of the amphitheater"

2. bustle, bustle about, hustle, move

usage: move or cause to move energetically or busily; "The cheerleaders bustled about excitingly before their performance"

3. hustle, pluck, roll, steal

usage: sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity

4. hustle, receive, have

usage: get by trying hard; "she hustled a free lunch from the waiter"

5. hustle, persuade

usage: pressure or urge someone into an action

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Definition and meaning of hustle (Dictionary)