Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - The light noise like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind v. - Make a dry crackling sound; Take illegally.

Usage examples (32)
  • rustle cattle
  • There was a rustle from a stand of alders.
  • I know "rustle" makes you think soft, but think LOUD.
  • Gasa-gasa is also an onomatopoeic word for "rustle" or "rustling sound." gasagasagirl on November 01, 2006 in Naomi Hirahara | Permalink for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.