verb (used without object), rus·tled, rus·tling.
verb (used with object), rus·tled, rus·tling.
Words nearby rustle
Origin of rustle
OTHER WORDS FROM rustlerus·tling·ly, adverbun·rus·tling, adjective
Examples from the Web for rustling
After some rustling and a long delay, an awkward Cecilia finally appeared.
Just then there was a rustling under the table and Jackson lifted the tablecloth.
Just then there was a rustling under the table and Jackson lifted the tablecloth and peered underneath.
Then came the rustling noise again—this time much nearer the trunk of the tree.Washer the Raccoon |George Ethelbert Walsh
The February wind was lifting and rustling and shaking rudely the withered corn-stalks, with their dried leaves.The Only Woman in the Town|Sarah J. Prichard
They paused by Little and watched the moon rise, to make silver of the slate roof of Dodd and blue the rustling trees.This Side of Paradise|F. Scott Fitzgerald
The rustling in the brush ahead, now and then, told us how he went.The Voodoo Gold Trail|Walter Walden
The sunny morning outside seemed strange, with silver-green shadows between waving tamarisks and rustling sycamore-leaves.The Tour|Louis Couperus