ear hustle

ear hustle

in. to eavesdrop. I was ear hustling while you were talking, and felt I had to correct something you said about me.
See also: ear, hustle
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From stories about cell mates and conjugal visits to solitary confinement, race and how it affects life in prison and the parole hearing process, Ear Hustle is a sociological and psychological study of the lives of the incarcerated done with sensitivity and heart-wrenching openness.
Unlike the stereotypes typically found in TV dramas, the inmates of Ear Hustle are funny, thoughtful, and complicated.