Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun rustling

2 senses of rustling

Sense 1
rustling -- (the stealing of cattle)
       => larceny, theft, thievery, thieving, stealing -- (the act of taking something from someone unlawfully; "the thieving is awful at Kennedy International")

Sense 2
rustle, rustling, whisper, whispering -- (a light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind)
       => noise -- (sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound); "he enjoyed the street noises"; "they heard indistinct noises of people talking"; "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb rustle

3 senses of rustle

Sense 1
rustle -- (make a dry crackling sound; "rustling silk"; "the dry leaves were rustling in the breeze")
       => sound, go -- (make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'")

Sense 2
rustle, lift -- (take illegally; "rustle cattle")
       => steal -- (take without the owner's consent; "Someone stole my wallet on the train"; "This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation")

Sense 3
rustle -- (forage food)
       => scrounge, forage -- (collect or look around for (food))

Antonyms of adj rustling

1 sense of rustling

Sense 1
murmurous, rustling, soughing, susurrous -- (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)

INDIRECT (VIA soft) -> loud -- (characterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity; "a group of loud children"; "loud thunder"; "her voice was too loud"; "loud trombones")

Similarity of adj rustling

1 sense of rustling

Sense 1
murmurous, rustling, soughing, susurrous -- (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)
       => soft (vs. loud) -- ((of sound) relatively low in volume; "soft voices"; "soft music")

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