bunko vs hustle what difference

what is difference between bunko and hustle

English

Noun

bunko (countable and uncountable, plural bunkos or bunkoes)

  1. Alternative spelling of bunco

Verb

bunko (third-person singular simple present bunkos, present participle bunkoing, simple past and past participle bunkoed)

  1. Alternative spelling of bunco

Anagrams

  • konbu

Japanese

Romanization

bunko

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ぶんこ


English

Etymology

From Dutch husselen or by metathesis from Dutch hutselen (to shake up), a frequentative of hutsen (to stir, to move something (back and forth)).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈhʌsəl/
  • Rhymes: -ʌsəl

Verb

hustle (third-person singular simple present hustles, present participle hustling, simple past and past participle hustled)

  1. To push someone roughly, to crowd, to jostle.
  2. (intransitive) To rush or hurry.
  3. (transitive) To bundle; to stow something quickly.
  4. (transitive) To con or deceive; especially financially.
  5. To play deliberately badly at a game or sport in an attempt to encourage players to challenge.
  6. (informal) To obtain by illicit or forceful action.
  7. (informal) To sell sex; to work as a pimp.
  8. (informal) To be a prostitute, to exchange use of one’s body for sexual purposes for money.
  9. To dance the hustle, a disco dance.
  10. (informal) To work.
  11. (informal) To put a lot of effort into one’s work.

Synonyms

  • (to rush): fly, make tracks; see also Thesaurus:rush
  • (to deceive): defraud, swindle; see also Thesaurus:deceive
  • (to be a prostitute): sell one’s body, turn tricks; see also Thesaurus:prostitute oneself
  • (to work as a pimp): pimp; see also Thesaurus:pimp out
  • (to work): labor

Descendants

  • Dutch: hosselen

Translations

Noun

hustle (countable and uncountable, plural hustles)

  1. A state of busy activity.
  2. A propensity to work hard and get things done; ability to hustle.
  3. (preceded by definite article) A type of disco dance, commonly danced to the Van McCoy song The Hustle.
  4. (prison slang) An activity, such as prostitution or reselling stolen items, that a prisoner uses to earn money in prison.

Derived terms

  • hustle and bustle
  • hustler
  • hustly
  • on the hustle

Translations

References

Anagrams

  • Hulets, Lesuth, Lueths, sleuth

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