verb (used without object), rustled, rustling.
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.
verb (used with object), rustled, rustling.
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, especially cattle).
the sound made by anything that rustles:
the rustle of leaves.
rustle up, Informal. to find, gather, or assemble by effort or search:
to rustle up some wood for a fire.
to make or cause to make a low crisp whispering or rubbing sound, as of dry leaves or paper
to move with such a sound
such a sound or sounds
(mainly US & Canadian) to steal (cattle, horses, etc)
(US & Canadian, informal) to move swiftly and energetically
noun 1. any of various mites that cause brown or reddish patches on leaves and fruit.
noun 1. a city in N Louisiana.
noun 1. rust-through. 2. an area or spot, as on the body of a car, that has rusted through: scratches, dents, and rustouts.
adjective 1. not subject to rusting. verb (used with object) 2. to coat with a substance that prevents rusting. adjective 1. treated against rusting