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English definition of “hustler”

hustler

noun [C]     /ˈhʌs.lər/ US  /-lɚ/ mainly US informal
someone who tries to deceive people into giving them money Miscellaneous criminalsDishonest peopleLies, lying and hypocrisyCheating and tricking a prostitute (= person who has sex for money ): The street was full of hustlers, drug addicts and pimps .People who sell sex or are promiscuous
(Definition of hustler noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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