Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who hustles; specifically, one who is active and energetic in business; a lively worker.
- n. A strong, heavy turning-chisel.
- n. One who hustles: especially somebody who pretends to be an amateur at a game in order to win bets.
- n. A pimp.
- n. A prostitute.
- n. A male prostitute who sells his services to men.
- n. a prostitute who attracts customers by walking the streets
- n. a shrewd or unscrupulous person who knows how to circumvent difficulties
“The next, I wonder if your use of the word hustler in describing carom billiards players is appropriate, indeed what you intended to imply.”
“[That's hustlers as in people who are busy trying to get stuff done, not sex workers (i guess that meaning of the term hustler is more of a 60's or 70's thing)]”
“The pool hustler is an archetype of American's gritty underbelly.”
“See, here in the real world, the phrase "race hustler" is code for "I'd like to use the N-word but I'm a little too embarassed to do it in public.”
“A pretty boy Bacchus, in a Caravaggio painting, is at once the Greek god himself and an urban hustler from the streets.”
“She told me her brother was Michael, who was known as a hustler and was in a wheelchair, paralyzed, having been shot for gambling with loaded dice, according to the story.”
“The life of a hustler is one of seemingly glamour, but this film paints no picture of glory; it puts the drug life in its proper perspective by illustrating its cost in human suffering.”
“Alas, they don't take reprints or I would have contacted naomikritzer about sending along the one we sold to TOTU about a magic using hustler from a alternate history Britian that was still Roman.)”
“But in the African-American community, a hustler is a go-getter who makes their own way when they can't find one.”
“But Joe's start as a hustler is a mite rockier than anticipated.”
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