rustles, 3rd person singular present; rustled, past participle; rustled, past tense; rustling, present participle;
Make a soft, muffled crackling sound like that caused by the movement of dry leaves or paper
she came closer, her skirt swaying and rustling
Move with such sound
a nurse rustled in with a syringe
Move (something), causing it to make such a sound
Dolly rustled the paper irritably
Round up and steal (cattle, horses, or sheep)
Move or act quickly or energetically; hustle
rustle around the kitchen, see what there is
A soft, muffled crackling sound like that made by the movement of dry leaves or paper
there was a rustle in the undergrowth behind her
a light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind
make a dry crackling sound; "rustling silk"; "the dry leaves were rustling in the breeze"
take illegally; "rustle cattle"
(rustling) murmurous: characterized by soft sounds; "a murmurous brook"; "a soughing wind in the pines"; "a slow sad susurrous rustle like the wind fingering the pines"- R.P.Warren
(rustling) the stealing of cattle
Rustle noise is noise consisting of aperiodic pulses characterized by the average time between those pulses (such as the mean time interval between clicks of a Geiger counter), known as rustle time (Schouten ?). ...
(Rustling) Cattle raiding is the act of stealing livestock. In Australia, such stealing is often referred to as duffing, and the person as a duffer. Derricourt, William (1899) Old Convict Days (2nd ed.) T.F. Unwin, London, p. ...
a soft crackling sound similar to the movement of leaves; to move (something) with a soft crackling sound; to move speedily, especially in the phrase rustle up some food; to steal cattle or other livestock
(rustling) To make sounds by moving around or pushing something.