- [“haste1-]1. n. a gambler in a pool hall.□ Wasn’t he the guy who played the hustler in that famous movie?□ He made a lot of money as a hustler.2. n. a swindler; a con artist.□ The chick is a real hustler. I wouldn’t trust her at all.□ The hustler conned me out of a month’s pay.3. n. a prostitute.□ Gert almost became a hustler to pay for a habit.□ A lot of hustlers are hooked on horse.4. n. a stud; a man who is notoriously good with women.□ That guy’s a hustler. Watch out.□ He thinks he’s a hustler. The chicks think he’s a wimp.
Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.