hustler (1)

This page is about the slang term hustler (1)

American and Australian English


a person, usually male, who has sex for money

For example

  • Every night hustlers hang around in the park looking for customers.

  • We need to teach hustlers about AIDS and tell them how to protect themselves from HIV infection.

usually refers to male prostitutes whose clients are gay men


This is typically used in American and Australian English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz

Hustlers work in the

a. movie business

b. legal profession

c. sex industry

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Contributor: Matt Errey