- The definition of a hustler is a person who is aggressively hard-working who knows how to get around problems, or a person who makes money by doing something dishonest.
- A person who will stop at nothing to get what he wants and who has aggressively trying to get it is an example of a hustler.
- A person who pretends to be bad at pool to get people to bet him in a game and make money is an example of a hustler.
- A streetwalker or prostitute who tries to entice people to sleep with her for money is an example of a hustler.
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
a person who hustles; specif.,
- Slang one who obtains money dishonestly
- Slang prostitute ()
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