1 rush, push, hurry, hasten, run, dash, scamper, scuttle, scurry, sprint:
Mrs Grumble hustles off to the market every morning. He said that one must really hustle to make a living these days
2 shove, push, drive, force, hasten, expedite, press:
The bill was hustled through the legislature in just one day.
3 shove, crowd, push, jostle, elbow, thrust, force:
She tried to hustle her way to the front of the queue.
4 push, eject, force, coerce, drive, Colloq bounce:
He was hustled out the back door.
5 pushing, jostling, buffeting, jarring, elbowing, shoving, nudging:
We always take taxis to avoid the hustle in the underground.
6 activity, action, stir, movement:
I can't concentrate with all the hustle and bustle going on in the office.