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an enterprising person determined to succeed; go-getter.
a person who employs fraudulent or unscrupulous methods to obtain money; swindler.
an expert gambler or game player who seeks out challengers, especially unsuspecting amateur ones, in order to win money from them:
He earned his living as a pool hustler.
a person who
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And it is a cliche of the street that the biggest mark is another
Actually, maybe he has three problems, because he can't bring himself to tell the
how he feels.
's creed says you can't sell what you can't promote.
The rapper epitomizes the eternally unruffled
who doesn't have to sweat to get what he wants, whenever he wants.
Walters had asked him, for the world to see, if he was a
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A thief or a dealer in stolen goods
: and sells to hustlers like Tommy at about one-third its retail value
A confidence trickster or swindler, esp one who pretends ignorance of a game where he or she is in fact an expert and sure to win;
: I ain't nothing but a hustler
An energetic, aggressive performer or worker
: An active and successful businessman achieves the honorable distinction of a ''hustler'' or a ''rustler''
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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