hustle ( hustles 3rd person present) ( hustling present participle) ( hustled past tense & past participle )
1 verb If you hustle someone, you try to make them go somewhere or do something quickly, for example by pulling or pushing them along.
The guards hustled Harry out of the car... V n prep/adv
2 verb If you hustle, you go somewhere or do something as quickly as you can.
You'll have to hustle if you're to get home for supper... V
They had finished the exam and the teacher was hustling to get the papers gathered up. V to-inf
3 verb If someone hustles, they try to earn money or gain an advantage from a situation, often by using dishonest or illegal means.
We're expected to hustle and fight for what we want... V
I hustled some tickets from a magazine and off we went. V n from n
4 n-uncount Hustle is busy, noisy activity.
Shell Cottage provides the perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle of London...
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary
bustle, crowd, elbow, force, haste, hasten, hurry, impel, jog, jostle, push, rush, shove, thrust
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