Pronunciation: (hus'lur),[key] —n. 1. an enterprising person determined to succeed; go-getter.
2. Slang.a person who employs fraudulent or unscrupulous methods to obtain money; swindler.
3. Informal.an expert gambler or game player who seeks out challengers, esp. unsuspecting amateur ones, in order to win money from them: He earned his living as a pool hustler. 4. Slang.a prostitute.
5. a person who hustles.