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  Words related to hustle

Related / Similar Words: bustle, flurry, ado, fuss, stir, bunco, bunco game, bunko, bunko game, con, confidence trick, confidence game, con game, gyp, sting, flimflam, bustle about, pluck, roll

 

Definition:
  • a rapid bustling commotion;
  • a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property;
  • move or cause to move energetically or busily; "The cheerleaders bustled about excitingly before their performance";
  • cause to move furtively and hurriedly; "The secret service agents hustled the speaker out of the amphitheater";
  • sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity;

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    Hyponyms: sting operation

     

    Entailments: rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along

     

    Derivational Morphology: mother, fuss, overprotect, flurry, bustle, bustle about, victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, gyp, con, ado, stir, streetwalker, street girl, hooker, hustler, floozy, floozie, slattern, wheeler dealer, operator

     

    Anagrams: sleuth

     

     
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