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Hustle, to use a gambling technique in which a player hides his/her true skill while betting on billiards games in order to trick the opponent into significantly raising the stakes, and only then playing at full capability (or in a broader usage, engaging in a similar strategy when betting on other activities) Street hustle: To act as a male prostitute and/or pimp, or (in a broader usage) a grifter, or (in an even broader usage common in hip hop culture) someone who gets by in life any way that they can
See also Lumpenproletariat. Entertainment
Hustle (dance), a disco dance, popularized by the song, below "
The Hustle", a disco song by Van McCoy which was inspired by and helped popularize the dance, above
, a neo- Hustle (1975 film) noir movie starring Burt Reynolds as a private investigator
, an ESPN made-for-TV movie about Pete Rose Hustle (2004 film)
, a drama series launched in 2004, shown on BBC One in the UK and AMC in the US Hustle (TV series)
, an album by G. Love & Special Sauce The Hustle
, a 1977 Hustle (video game) arcade game HUSTLE, a professional wrestling promotion company in Japan Sports In basketball, to hustle means to run down the court quickly to get a pass or a free ball (from the original meaning of the word, "to go quickly").
See also the sports and gaming gambling technique above under " Slang". See also