Meaning of rustle
Pronunciation: (rus'ul), [key]
— v., n. -tled, -tling,
- to make a succession of slight, soft sounds, as of parts rubbing gently one on another, as leaves, silks, or papers.
- to cause such sounds by moving or stirring something.
- to move, proceed, or work energetically: Rustle around and see what you can find.
- to move or stir so as to cause a rustling sound: The wind rustled the leaves.
- to move, bring, or get by energetic action: I'll go rustle some supper.
- to steal (livestock, esp. cattle).
- to find, gather, or assemble by effort or search: to rustle up some wood for a fire.
- the sound made by anything that rustles: the rustle of leaves.
- rustle (Thesaurus)