Noun hustler has 2 senses
  1. streetwalker, street girl, hooker, hustler, floozy, floozie, slattern - a prostitute who attracts customers by walking the streets
    --1 is a kind of prostitute, cocotte, whore, harlot, bawd, tart, cyprian, fancy woman, working girl, sporting lady, lady of pleasure, woman of the street
    Derived form: verb hustle3
  2. hustler, wheeler dealer, operator - a shrewd or unscrupulous person who knows how to circumvent difficulties
    --2 is a kind of opportunist, self-seeker
    --2 has particulars: wire-puller
    Derived form: verb hustle3