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side hustle

[ sahyd-huhs-uhl ]
/ ˈsaɪd ˌhʌs əl /
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noun Slang.
a job or occupation that brings in extra money beyond one’s regular job and main source of income: My book launch was the catalyst to finally take my side hustle seriously by turning it into a full-time gig.
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Also called side gig [sahyd-gig] /ˈsaɪd ˌgɪg/ .

Origin of side hustle

First recorded in 2000–05
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