Pronunciation: (hus'lur), [key]
1. an enterprising person determined to succeed; go-getter.
2. Slang.a person who employs fraudulent or unscrupulous methods to obtain money; swindler.
3. Informal.an expert gambler or game player who seeks out challengers, esp. unsuspecting amateur ones, in order to win money from them: He earned his living as a pool hustler.
4. Slang.a prostitute.
5. a person who hustles.
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