New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: hustler · bustle · hurtle · rustle · rustler · shuttle · thistle · whistle · castle · jostle
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hustle

verb
noun
verb
1 verb hurry (sb) somewhere TRANSITIVEdeifrigh verb  c m udeifir a chur lebrúigh verb  c m uhe was hustled away tarraingíodh as an mbealach é faoi dheifirshe hustled him down the street chuir sí deifir leis síos an tsráidthey were hustled out of the hall brúdh amach as an halla iad 2 verb put (sb) under pressure TRANSITIVEbrú a chur arI won't let you hustle me into doing it ní ligfidh mé duit brú a chur orm é a dhéanamh
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3 verb informal (especially US) gain by dubious means
INTRANSITIVEthey hustle any way they can bíonn siad ag iarraidh cúpla pingin a dhéanamh aon bhealach is féidir
TRANSITIVEthe club lives by hustling sponsorship maireann an club trí bhrú a chur ar dhaoine urraíocht a dhéanamh air, maireann an club trí bheith ag déircínteacht urraíochta
4 verb informal (especially US) sell, push TRANSITIVEdíol verb  c m ubheith ag mangaireachthe hustles drugs to students bíonn sé ag mangaireacht drugaí le mic léinn, bíonn sé ag brú drugaí ar mhic léinn 5 verb informal (usually US) strive, struggle INTRANSITIVEbheith ag streachailtshe had to hustle just to eat bhíodh sí ag streachailt díreach le bia a chur ar an tábla, bhí a dóthain le déanamh aici bia a chur ar an mbordthey're hustling for jobs tá siad ag streachailt le post a fháil 6 verb (especially US) hurry INTRANSITIVEdeifir a dhéanamhdeifrigh verb  c m ubrostaigh verb  c m u 7 verb informal (especially US) sell (sb/oneself) as prostitute
INTRANSITIVEbheith i do striapachbheith i mbun striapachais
TRANSITIVEcuir le striapachashe hustles women cuireann sé mná le striapachas, déanann sé striapaigh de mhná
noun
8 noun activity and noisedriopás masc1fuadar masc1  c m uthe hustle and bustle of the city gleo agus torann na cathrach, rí-rá na cathrach, trup trap na cathrach 9 noun (US), informal dubious activitiesmangaireacht fem3  c m u

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