Associations to the word «Rustling»


RUSTLE, noun. A soft crackling sound similar to the movement of leaves.
RUSTLE, verb. (ergative) To move (something) with a soft crackling sound.
RUSTLE, verb. (transitive) To make or obtain in a lively, energetic way.
RUSTLE, verb. (transitive) To steal (cattle or other livestock).
RUSTLE UP, verb. (idiomatic) To forage for, or (figuratively) to quickly prepare, something.

Dictionary definition

RUSTLE, noun. A light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind.
RUSTLE, verb. Make a dry crackling sound; "rustling silk"; "the dry leaves were rustling in the breeze".
RUSTLE, verb. Take illegally; "rustle cattle".
RUSTLE, verb. Forage food.

Wise words

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