We hustled to get dinner ready on time.
An example of a hustle is a quick run across the soccer field.
An example of a hustle is a stealing of money.
An example of to hustle is to race quickly through a mall to get to a store before it closes.
An example of to hustle is to steal money from someone.
To hustle a rowdy customer out of a bar.
Hustled the prisoner into a van.
Hustled the board into a quick decision.
Origin of hustle
- Dutch husselen to shake from Middle Dutch hustelen frequentative of hutsen
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- By metathesis from Dutch hutselen (“to shake up”).