|Origin:||husselen 'to shake'|
hus‧tle1 past tense and past participle hustled, present participle hustling
to make someone move quickly, especially by pushing them roughly
hustle somebody into/out of/through etc something
I was hustled out of the building by a couple of security men.
hustle somebody away
He was hustled away by police officers.
2 [intransitive] American English
to do something with a lot of energy and determination:
Cindy's not a great player, but she really hustles.
3 [intransitive] American English
to hurry in doing something or going somewhere:
We need to hustle if we're going to make this flight.
4 [intransitive and transitive] American English
to sell or obtain things in an illegal or dishonest way:
thieves hustling stolen goods on the street
5 [intransitive] American English informal
to work as a prostitute, or to be in charge of prostitutes