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Definition of the noun rustle
What does rustle mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: rustles
- a light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind
Alternative definition of the noun rustle
- a soft crackling sound similar to the movement of leaves
Definition of the verb rustle
What does rustle mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: rustled | rustling | rustles
- make a dry crackling sound
- examples: You can hear animals rustle in the meadows | The meadows rustle with animals
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula there [Verb] [Theme] [Locative Preposition] [Location] There ticked a grandather clock in the hallway [Agent] [Verb] [Theme] I buzzed the bell [Location] [Verb] with [Theme] The street sang with horns [Theme - inanimate] [Verb] The door hinges squeaked [Theme - inanimate] [Verb] [Oblique] The bell chimed the hour [Theme - inanimate] [Verb] [Locative Preposition] [Location] Horns beeped in the street [Locative Preposition] [Location] [Verb] [Theme] In the hallway ticked a gradfather clock
Verbs of Emission (with the same syntax): babble, bang, beat, beep, bellow, blare, blast, blat, boom, bubble, burble, burr, buzz, chatter, chime, chink, chitter, chug, clack, clang, clank, clap, clash, clatter, click, cling, clink, clomp, clump, clunk, crack, crackle, crash, creak, crepitate, crunch, cry, ding, dong, drone, explode, fizz, fizzle, groan, growl, gurgle, hiss, hoot, howl, hum, jangle, jingle, knell, knock, lilt, moan, murmur, patter, peal, ping, pink, pipe, plonk, plop, plunk, pop, purr, putter, rap, rasp, rattle, ring, roar, roll, rumble, scream, screech, shriek, shrill, sing, sizzle, snap, sough, sound, splash, splutter, sputter, squawk, squeak, squeal, squelch, strike, swish, swoosh, thrum, thud, thump, thunder, thunk, tick, ting, tinkle, toll, toot, tootle, trill, trumpet, twang, ululate, vroom, wail, wheeze, whine, whir, whish, whisper, whistle, whoosh, zing.
- lexical domain: Perceptions - verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling
- more generic words: go / sound = make a certain noise or sound
- take illegally
- examples: rustle cattle | They rustle the animals
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme] The thief stole the paint [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme] for [Beneficiary] The thief stole the paint for Mary [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme] from / out / out of / off / off of [Source] The thief stole the paint from the museum [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme] from / out / out of / off / off of [Source] for [Beneficiary] The thief stole the paint from John for Mary
Verbs of Removing (with the same syntax): abduct, annex, cabbage, capture, carjack, confiscate, cop, emancipate, embezzle, extort, filch, flog, grab, highjack, hook, kidnap, knock off, liberate, lift, misappropriate, nab, nick, nobble, pickpocket, pilfer, pinch, pirate, plagiarize, purloin, reclaim, redeem, repossess, rescue, salvage, seize, sequester, shoplift, smuggle, snatch, sneak, steal, swipe, take, thieve, wangle, wrest.
- domain: crime / criminal offence / criminal offense / law-breaking
- lexical domain: Possession - verbs of buying, selling, owning
- synonym of rustle: lift
- more generic terms: rip / rip off / steal = take without the owner's consent
- forage food
Alternative definition of the verb rustle
- to move (something) with a soft crackling sound
- to move speedily, especially in the phrase rustle up some food
- to steal cattle or other livestock
"Rustle" is a composition.
- music by Kō Ōtani
Rustle is a canonical version, musical recording.
Phrases with Rustle
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by Exell, Joseph S.
Its rustle is the sound of human life, swelling onward from of old. It grows there in spite of death below, and storms above, the true emblem of man's life and progress, by means of the forces through which God sustains him in the midst of moral ...
Natural Method in English (1881)
Consisting of a Series of Graded Lessons for the Use of Schools. Arranged for the Convenience of Teachers, and Especially Adapted to Private Study by Goodloe Harper Bell
Rustle is a verb ...
Illustrating the Words in Their Different Significations by Examples from Ancient and Modern Writers by John Jamieson
word rustle is the term most consonant in that language. " Ex sono," according to Sibb. But it seems the same with Teut. futsel. cn, ...
Finnish-English dictionary (1916)
by Karl Vilhelm Arminen, Eetu Aaltio
rattle, rustle, -sen itr. rattle, rustle. rap|paan tr. plaster. -paiis s. plastering; plaster; r a- pattu puutalo, stucco house. rappendun itr. deteriorate, decay, fall into decay; ( mor.) ...
A Dictionary of Similes (1917)
by Frank Jenners Wilstach
A silken rustle, Like the meeting of guests at a festival. — T. Buchanan Read. Rustle (Verb). Rustling . . . like autumn leaves that tremble and foretell the sable storm. — Hood. Rustling like the secret darkness of the soul. — Richard Hovey.
by Maurice Waite
rustle v.1 make or move with a soft crackling sound. 2 round up and steal cattle, horses, or sheep. 3 (rustle something up) informal produce food or a drink quickly . n. a rustling sound. rustler n. rustproof adj. not able to be worn away by rust.
To Rustle. AS. hristlan, Pl. D. russeln, krusseln, ruscheln, G. rasseln. Pl. D. De muus russelt im Stro; G. die maus rasselt im Stroh.
by Pamela B. Faber, Ricardo Mairal Usón
Sounds produced by Nature (bubble, rustle) LOUD VS. SOFT 2.1. To make a loud sound (thunder) 2.2. To make a soft sound (rustle) 3. Sounds produced by objects HARMONIOUS VS. DISCORDANT 3.1. To make a musical sound (ring, ...
Heinemann English Dictionary (2001)
by Martin Manser
rustle (russ-'l) verb 1 to make soft quiet sounds, like things rubbing gently together: The leaves rustled in ...
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Scrabble value of R1U1S1T1L1E1
The value of this 6-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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