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We always had chocolates and my mother was careful to make sure they were unwrapped in advance so the paper wouldn't rustle in the middle of a performance.
Penelope Keith

Meaning of "rustle" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD RUSTLE

Old English hrūxlian; related to Gothic hrukjan to crow², Old Norse hraukr raven, crow1.
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PRONUNCIATION OF RUSTLE

rustle  [ˈrʌsəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF RUSTLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Rustle is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb rustle in English.

WHAT DOES RUSTLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Rustle

Rustle may refer to: ▪ Cattle rustling ▪ Rustle noise ▪ Frühlingsrauschen or Rustle of Spring, a solo piano piece by the Norwegian composer Christian Sinding...

Definition of rustle in the English dictionary

The first definition of rustle in the dictionary is to make or cause to make a low crisp whispering or rubbing sound, as of dry leaves or paper. Other definition of rustle is to move with such a sound. Rustle is also such a sound or sounds.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO RUSTLE

PRESENT

Present
I rustle
you rustle
he/she/it rustles
we rustle
you rustle
they rustle
Present continuous
I am rustling
you are rustling
he/she/it is rustling
we are rustling
you are rustling
they are rustling
Present perfect
I have rustled
you have rustled
he/she/it has rustled
we have rustled
you have rustled
they have rustled
Present perfect continuous
I have been rustling
you have been rustling
he/she/it has been rustling
we have been rustling
you have been rustling
they have been rustling
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I rustled
you rustled
he/she/it rustled
we rustled
you rustled
they rustled
Past continuous
I was rustling
you were rustling
he/she/it was rustling
we were rustling
you were rustling
they were rustling
Past perfect
I had rustled
you had rustled
he/she/it had rustled
we had rustled
you had rustled
they had rustled
Past perfect continuous
I had been rustling
you had been rustling
he/she/it had been rustling
we had been rustling
you had been rustling
they had been rustling
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will rustle
you will rustle
he/she/it will rustle
we will rustle
you will rustle
they will rustle
Future continuous
I will be rustling
you will be rustling
he/she/it will be rustling
we will be rustling
you will be rustling
they will be rustling
Future perfect
I will have rustled
you will have rustled
he/she/it will have rustled
we will have rustled
you will have rustled
they will have rustled
Future perfect continuous
I will have been rustling
you will have been rustling
he/she/it will have been rustling
we will have been rustling
you will have been rustling
they will have been rustling
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would rustle
you would rustle
he/she/it would rustle
we would rustle
you would rustle
they would rustle
Conditional continuous
I would be rustling
you would be rustling
he/she/it would be rustling
we would be rustling
you would be rustling
they would be rustling
Conditional perfect
I would have rustle
you would have rustle
he/she/it would have rustle
we would have rustle
you would have rustle
they would have rustle
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been rustling
you would have been rustling
he/she/it would have been rustling
we would have been rustling
you would have been rustling
they would have been rustling
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you rustle
we let´s rustle
you rustle
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to rustle
Past participle
rustled
Present Participle
rustling
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH RUSTLE


Bussell
ˈbʌsəl
bustle
ˈbʌsəl
corpuscle
ˈkɔːpʌsəl
hustle
ˈhʌsəl
justle
ˈdʒʌsəl
muscle
ˈmʌsəl
mussel
ˈmʌsəl
outhustle
ˌaʊtˈhʌsəl
outmuscle
ˌaʊtˈmʌsəl
pertussal
pəˈtʌsəl
pussel
ˈpʌsəl
russel
ˈrʌsəl
Russell
ˈrʌsəl
tussal
ˈtʌsəl
tussle
ˈtʌsəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RUSTLE

rustication
rusticator
rusticism
rusticity
rusticize
rusticly
rusticwork
rustier
rustiest
rustily
rustiness
rustle up
rustler
rustless
rustling
rustlingly
rustproof
rustproofing
rustre
rusty

WORDS THAT END LIKE RUSTLE

apostle
arm-wrestle
Birtwistle
bristle
castle
coals to Newcastle
dog-whistle
Eilean Donan Castle
epistle
forecastle
nestle
Newcastle
Order of the Thistle
pestle
thistle
tin whistle
trestle
whistle
Windsor Castle
wrestle

Synonyms and antonyms of rustle in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «RUSTLE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «rustle» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of rustle

Translation of «rustle» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF RUSTLE

Find out the translation of rustle to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of rustle from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «rustle» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

沙沙作响
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

susurrar
570 millions of speakers

English

rustle
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सरसराहट
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

حفيف
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

шелест
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sussurrar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মর্মরধ্বনি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

bruire
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berkelah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

rascheln
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

サラサラと音をたてる
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

바스락거리다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Rustle
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

ăn trộm ngựa
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சலசலப்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सळसळणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hışırtı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

frusciare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

szelest
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

шелест
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

foșnet
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

θρόισμα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

geritsel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

rassel
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

raslingen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of rustle

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «RUSTLE»

The term «rustle» is regularly used and occupies the 63.026 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «RUSTLE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about rustle

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4 QUOTES WITH «RUSTLE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word rustle.
1
Stephen Bayley
My wife and I both love cooking - I am an advanced male - so we argue about who gets to rustle up dinner.
2
Charles Buxton
Success soon palls. The joyous time is when the breeze first strikes your sails, and the waters rustle under your bows.
3
Robert Green Ingersoll
In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing.
4
Penelope Keith
We always had chocolates and my mother was careful to make sure they were unwrapped in advance so the paper wouldn't rustle in the middle of a performance.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RUSTLE»

Discover the use of rustle in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to rustle and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A Rustle in the Grass
Tells the story of Dreamer, a soldier ant, his community, and their preparation to repulse an all-out attack by the red ants
Robin Hawdon, 1984
2
Bruissement de la Langue
The. Rustle. of. Language. Speech is irreversible; that is its fatality. What has been said cannot be unsaid, except by adding to it: to correct, here, is, oddly enough, to continue. In speaking, I can never erase, annul; all I can do is say "I am ...
Roland Barthes, 1989
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A rustle of angels: stories about angels in real-life and ...
Many people believe in angels because they have either seen one or experienced its presence.
Marilynn Carlson Webber, William D. Webber, 1994
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The Rustle of His Robe: A Vision of the Dawn of the New Day
This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint Series.
Anonymous, 2010
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Reality Transurfing 2: A Rustle of Morning Stars
Unknown till now in the West. Sold 2,500,000 copies in Russia in three years. This is the first English translation of the second volume that describes a new way of looking at reality, indeed of creating it.
Vadim Zeland, 2008
6
The Black Rustle
When Marina Hays reluctantly agrees to spend the weekend at a country house with her friends Marge and Elizabeth Packett, she doesn't expect the weekend activities to include murder.
Constance Little, Gwenyth Little, 2003
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Camp Catering Or How to Rustle Grub for Hikers, Campers, ...
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Louise Hilderbrand, Joel H. Hilderbrand, 2010
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Daughter of Kura: A Novel
As she neared the procession, she recognized Ash and Rustle carrying the first pair of poles, Rustle's end much lower than Ash's. On closer inspection, she could see that the curtain comprised many fish of various sizes. They dangled from the ...
Debra Austin, 2009
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The After-Work Thai Cookbook: How to Rustle Up and Exotic ...
The Thai cuisine is based on simple, fresh ingredients. Many, such as fresh root ginger, garlic and soy sauce, will be familiar to many cooks, but others such as galangal lemon grass, plum sauce maybe less familiar.
Judy Bastrya, Becky Johnson, 2005
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From the Inside
We are running because right now artillery firing of this area of the city has begun . We did not hear the warning broadcasted usually prior to the firing. Now we do hear the typical rustle in the sky. It was not too loud, but drawling and repetitive.
Slava Lapin, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RUSTLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term rustle is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Thieves rustle horse from miniature golf course
A horse rustler has struck in Ogletown. Someone stole the horse from the miniature golf course at Vince's Sports Center at Gender and East Chestnut Hill roads ... «The News Journal, Jun 15»
2
Olympus VP-10 promises to rid voice recordings of rustle
In addition to the VP10's built-in noise-cancellation algorithm, users can also call upon something Olympus is calling Anti-Rustle technology. This filter is ... «Gizmag, Jun 15»
3
Auctioneers rustle up seasonal lamb treat at North Sheep
Auctioneers rustle up seasonal lamb treat at North Sheep ... given 20 minutes to rustle up a dish made from a lamb bought for the competition from Mitchell's, ... «News & Star, Jun 15»
4
Canterbury sheep rustle 'kick in the guts' to stressed farmers
The theft of about $19,000 of sheep from a Canterbury farmer is a "kick in the guts" to an already stressed rural community, Federated Farmers says. About 170 ... «Stuff.co.nz, May 15»
5
Cowboy re-enactors rustle up fun at Western Days festival
Teepees and canvas tents could be found in abundance Saturday at Prairie Rose Western Days at the Prairie Rose Chuckwagon Supper in Butler County. «Wichita Eagle, May 15»
6
Gang of thieves attempt to rustle chickens from Derbyshire farm
A GANG fled a Derbyshire farm after they were caught trying to rustle some of its chickens. At least seven thieves are thought to have been involved in the ... «Derby Telegraph, Apr 15»
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8 Creative Ways to Rustle Up Online Reviews
Consumers today find online reviews more useful than traditional ads, direct marketing messages -- even social media signals (e.g. likes and followers). Why? «Entrepreneur, Apr 15»
8
Brooks Kohler to host House Concert series at Rustle Hill Winery
COBDEN -- Brooks Kohler will launch a House Concert Series at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, at Rustle Hill Winery, 8595 U.S. 51. The main winery room will be ... «The Southern, Mar 15»
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Police officers turn wranglers to 'rustle some loose horses' near A40 …
Wild horses wouldn't stop police officers from doing their job - no matter what it involves. And Gloucestershire police officers turned wranglers as they caught ... «Gloucestershire Echo, Mar 15»
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INVESTMENT EXTRA: Small caps rustle up big profits as US stock …
Another week, another record high for the US stock market. Last week it was the turn of the technology-oriented Nasdaq index to follow other US stock markets in ... «This is Money, Mar 15»

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