American hustle and Gravity both lead with 10 Oscar nominations apiece followed closely by 12 Years A Slave with 9.
Young, pretty, petite, and commanding, Coach French demands toughness: bleacher runs, drills, sweat, hustle, discipline.
I miss the hustle and bustle of New York when I fly in to speak or for meetings.
The lawyers will have to hustle, however, as they only have until Oct. 19 to file a request for appeal.
A movie of more recent vintage, “American hustle,” might also come to mind.
"You'll have to get a hustle on if you intend to stake," Barry Dane spoke up.
But the officers refused to let him go back, and began to hustle him forward.
And now you hustle home to Mother Hayes or she won't let me have you at six and a quarter cents any more.
Anna, you hustle up some engraved notices to get around to all our friends.
"We wouldn't get back in ten years, I'll tell you that, unless we hustle," Morris declared.
1680s, "to shake to and fro" (especially of money in a cap, as part of a game called hustle-cap), metathesized from Dutch hutselen, husseln "to shake, to toss," frequentative of hutsen, variant of hotsen "to shake." "The stems hot-, hut- appear in a number of formations in both High and Low German dialects, all implying a shaking movement" [OED]. Related: Hustled; hustling. Meaning "push roughly, shove" first recorded 1751. That of "hurry, move quickly" is from 1812.
The key-note and countersign of life in these cities [of the U.S. West] is the word "hustle." We have caught it in the East. but we use it humorously, just as we once used the Southern word "skedaddle," but out West the word hustle is not only a serious term, it is the most serious in the language. [Julian Ralph, "Our Great West," N.Y., 1893]Sense of "to get in a quick, illegal manner" is 1840 in American English; that of "to sell goods aggressively" is 1887.
"pushing activity; activity in the interest of success," 1891, American English, from hustle (v.); earlier it meant "a shaking together" (1715). Sense of "illegal business activity" is by 1963, American English. As a name of a popular dance, by 1975.
[criminal senses may be related to early 19th-century hustle, ''do the sex act, fuck'']