Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun hustle

2 senses of hustle

Sense 1
bunco, bunco game, bunko, bunko game, con, confidence trick, confidence game, con game, gyp, hustle, sting, flimflam -- (a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property)
       => swindle, cheat, rig -- (the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme; "that book is a fraud")

Sense 2
bustle, hustle, flurry, ado, fuss, stir -- (a rapid active commotion)
       => commotion, din, ruction, ruckus, rumpus, tumult -- (the act of making a noisy disturbance)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb hustle

5 senses of hustle

Sense 1
hustle -- (cause to move furtively and hurriedly; "The secret service agents hustled the speaker out of the amphitheater")
       => move, displace -- (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant")

Sense 2
bustle, bustle about, hustle -- (move or cause to move energetically or busily; "The cheerleaders bustled about excitingly before their performance")
       => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")

Sense 3
hustle, pluck, roll -- (sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity)
       => steal -- (take without the owner's consent; "Someone stole my wallet on the train"; "This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation")

Sense 4
hustle -- (get by trying hard; "she hustled a free lunch from the waiter")
       => receive, have -- (get something; come into possession of; "receive payment"; "receive a gift"; "receive letters from the front")

Sense 5
hustle -- (pressure or urge someone into an action)
       => persuade -- (cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm; "You can't persuade me to buy this ugly vase!")

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