rustling

[ US /ˈɹəsɫɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /ɹˈʌslɪŋ/ ]
NOUN
  1. a light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind
  2. the stealing of cattle
ADJECTIVE
  1. characterized by soft sounds
    a soughing wind in the pines
    a slow sad susurrous rustle like the wind fingering the pines
    a murmurous brook
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How To Use rustling In A Sentence

  • There is a constant cacophony of owl hoots and rustling rats. Times, Sunday Times
  • She hears nothing but the breeze rustling the curtains of her bedroom window, and the angry blare of the television coming from her father's bedroom.
  • Traditional B-Western themes such as cattle and horse rustling continued, but they were war-related.
  • There was only a cluster of reeds by the river(Sentence dictionary), rustling dryly in an evening breeze.
  • He found himself making his way along a rocky crest when a sudden rustling in the brush startled him.
  • Six people have been arrested in connection with sheep rustling in the region in recent months. The Sun
  • With the sound of the wind rustling the neon green leaves, Theo fell into a gentle sleep.
  • rustling silk
  • The lady returned to her side, her dress rustling softly as it slid along the smooth surface.
  • It makes a dry rustling sound, and a hollow echo as the cans and harder litter roll away across the dirty tiles.
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