Definition of hustle noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈhʌsl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhʌsl//
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[uncountable] busy noisy activity of a lot of people in one place We escaped from the hustle and bustle of the city for the weekend. Word Originlate 17th cent. (originally in the sense ‘shake, toss’): from Middle Dutch hutselen. Sense (5) dates from the early 20th cent.
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