hustle

[ huhs-uh l ]
/ ˈhʌs əl /

verb (used without object), hus·tled, hus·tling.

verb (used with object), hus·tled, hus·tling.

noun


Nearby words

  1. husserl, edmund,
  2. hussite,
  3. hussites,
  4. hussy,
  5. hustings,
  6. hustle up,
  7. hustler,
  8. huston,
  9. huston, john,
  10. huswife

Origin of hustle

1675–85; < Dutch husselen, variant of hutselen to shake, equivalent to hutsen to shake + -el- -le

Related formsout·hus·tle, verb (used with object), out·hus·tled, out·hus·tling.un·hus·tled, adjectiveun·hus·tling, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for hustling

hustle

/ (ˈhʌsəl) /

verb

noun

Derived Formshustler, noun

Word Origin for hustle

C17: from Dutch husselen to shake, from Middle Dutch hutsen

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