from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Informal One who advances one's own interests by canny, aggressive, or unscrupulous behavior.
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- n. A shrewd, and often unscrupulous, person who advances his own interests by scheming; a hustler; political or commercial shady operator.
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