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  • adj.murmuring
  • adj.noisy like silk

synonyms for rustling

  • stirring
  • swishing
  • whispering
  • murmurous
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How to use rustling in a sentence

He went out into the garden, and the rustling of the laurel-bushes frightened him.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
I could not make out what it was, for the wind-was rustling the corn-shocks, but I arose and feigned to listen.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
He had concluded his prayer, but still remained with his head buried in his hands, when a rustling noise aroused him.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
While thus prepared, and lost to all external impressions, she was suddenly startled by a rustling and splashing under the seat.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
She watched like a cat through the open door, in the direction of the rustling noise.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
Her eyes were still misty with tears when the noise of rustling skirts attracted her attention.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
It took him some moments to recognize them as the irritating rustling of his silken dress.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
Now their rising tiers of seats were filled by a buzzing throng, rustling their silken mantles and satin bleaunts.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
Presently a door opened, and the rustling of a silk dress struck on Bussy's ear.
CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
They heard the rustling of a woman's gown, and immediately afterward the perfume of violets seemed to fill the room.
THE DOUBLE FOURE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
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