Hustled
Hustle Hus"tle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hustled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hustling}.] [D. hustelen to shake, fr. husten to shake. Cf. {Hotchpotch}.] To shake together in confusion; to push, jostle, or crowd rudely; to handle roughly; as, to hustle a person out of a room. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

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  • hustle — [[t]hʌ̱s(ə)l[/t]] hustles, hustling, hustled 1) VERB If you hustle someone, you try to make them go somewhere or do something quickly, for example by pulling or pushing them along. [V n prep/adv] The guards hustled Harry out of the car... [V n… …   English dictionary

  • hustle — I UK [ˈhʌs(ə)l] / US verb Word forms hustle : present tense I/you/we/they hustle he/she/it hustles present participle hustling past tense hustled past participle hustled 1) [transitive] to make someone go quickly where you want them to go, or to… …   English dictionary

  • Hus|tle — «HUHS uhl», verb, tled, tling, noun. –v.t. 1. to carry, send, or move quickly; hurry; bustle: »Mother hustled the baby to bed. 2. to push or shove roughly; jostle rudely: »The other boys hustled him along the street. 3. to force hurriedly or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hus|tle — «HUHS uhl», verb, tled, tling, noun. –v.t. 1. to carry, send, or move quickly; hurry; bustle: »Mother hustled the baby to bed. 2. to push or shove roughly; jostle rudely: »The other boys hustled him along the street. 3. to force hurriedly or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Larry Flynt — Larry Claxton Flynt, Jr. (born November 1, 1942) is an American publisher and the head of Larry Flynt Publications (LFP). LFP mainly produces pornographic videos and magazines, most notably Hustler . The company has an annual turnover of… …   Wikipedia

  • hustle — /hus euhl/, v., hustled, hustling, n. v.i. 1. to proceed or work rapidly or energetically: to hustle about putting a house in order. 2. to push or force one s way; jostle or shove. 3. to be aggressive, esp. in business or other financial dealings …   Universalium

  • hustler — 1. (hustler) (2474↑, 544↓) someone who knows how to get money from others. selling drugs,rolling dice,pimpin. your hustlin for that money. 1)yo $10 a gram fool. 2)rolled a seven again, now pay me. 3)yo get over to that street corner bitch and… …   Urban English dictionary

  • hustle — hus|tle1 [ˈhʌsəl] v past tense and past participle hustled present participle hustling [Date: 1600 1700; : Dutch; Origin: husselen to shake ] 1.) [T] to make someone move quickly, especially by pushing them roughly hustle sb into/out of/through… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hustle — 1 verb hustled, hustling 1 (T) to make someone move quickly, especially by pushing them roughly: hustle sb out/into/through etc: I was hustled out of the building by a couple of security men. | hustle sb off somewhere: She hustled the kids off to …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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