Bustler vs. Hustler

Bustler vs. Hustler — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Bustler and Hustler

Bustlernoun

One who bustles; an active, stirring person.

Hustlerverb

To move or act energetically and rapidly

We hustled to get dinner ready on time.

Hustlerverb

To push or force one's way.

Hustlerverb

To act aggressively, especially in business dealings.

Hustlerverb

To obtain something by deceitful or illicit means; practice theft or swindling.

Hustlerverb

To solicit customers. Used of a pimp or prostitute.

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Hustlerverb

To misrepresent one's ability in order to deceive someone, especially in gambling.

Hustlerverb

To push or convey in a hurried or rough manner

hustled the prisoner into a van.

Hustlerverb

To cause or urge to proceed quickly; hurry

hustled the board into a quick decision.

Hustlerverb

To sell or get by questionable or aggressive means

hustled stolen watches.hustling spare change.

Hustlerverb

To pressure into buying or doing something

a barfly hustling the other customers for drinks.

Hustlerverb

To misrepresent one's skill in (a game or activity) in order to deceive someone, especially in gambling

hustle pool.
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Hustlernoun

The act or an instance of jostling or shoving.

Hustlernoun

Energetic activity; drive.

Hustlernoun

(Slang) An illicit or unethical way of doing business or obtaining money; a fraud or deceit

"the most dangerous and wide-open drug hustle of them all" (Newsweek).

Hustlernoun

One who rushes or hurries; an energetic person.

Hustlernoun

Somebody who pretends to be an amateur at a game in order to win bets.

Hustlernoun

A pimp.

Hustlernoun

A prostitute.

Hustlernoun

A male prostitute who sells his services to men.

Hustlernoun

A charlatan, huckster, grifter, a scoundrel.

Hustlernoun

a prostitute who attracts customers by walking the streets

Hustlernoun

a shrewd or unscrupulous person who knows how to circumvent difficulties