verb (used without object), rus·tled, rus·tling.
verb (used with object), rus·tled, rus·tling.
Origin of rustle
Related formsrus·tling·ly, adverbun·rus·tling, adjective
Examples from the Web for rustle
Prepared with paper to rustle, rice to shake, and water to ripple.
I called, but there was not even the rustle of a leaf in answer.Schwartz: A History|David Christie Murray
And the rustle of silken skirts heralded the departure of the ladies away from the hedge and beyond Paul's hearing.One Day|Anonymous
There is no sound in the forest but your own footsteps and the rustle of the dry leaves as your dress brushes them.Brittany|Mortimer Menpes and Dorothy Menpes