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Definitions and Synonyms of rustling | Another word for rustling | What is rustling?

Definition 1: the stealing of cattle - [noun denoting act]

(rustling is a kind of ...) the act of taking something from someone unlawfully

"the thieving is awful at Kennedy International"

Definition 2: a light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for rustling in the sense of this definition

(rustling is a kind of ...) sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)

"he enjoyed the street noises" "they heard indistinct noises of people talking" "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"

Definition 3: characterized by soft sounds - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where rustling or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a murmurous brook
  • a soughing wind in the pines
  • a slow sad susurrous rustle like the wind fingering the pines

Synonyms for rustling in the sense of this definition

(rustling is similar to ...) (of sound) relatively low in volume

"soft voices" "soft music"

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