1. rustling, larceny, theft, thievery, thieving, stealing

usage: the stealing of cattle

2. rustle, rustling, whisper, whispering, noise

usage: a light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind


1. rustle, sound, go

usage: make a dry crackling sound; "rustling silk"; "the dry leaves were rustling in the breeze"

2. rustle, lift, steal

usage: take illegally; "rustle cattle"

3. rustle, scrounge, forage

usage: forage food


1. murmurous, rustling, soughing, susurrous, soft (vs. loud)

usage: characterized by soft sounds; "a murmurous brook"; "a soughing wind in the pines"; "a slow sad susurrous rustle like the wind fingering the pines"- R.P.Warren

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