Definition of rustling:
whispering, stirring, swishing, susurration, murmurous, murmur, susurrous, ripple, soughing, whisper, pitter-patter, burble, peep, pad, break-in, rustle, hold-up, pit-a-pat, heist, breaking and entering, fizzle, grand larceny, patter, extortion, soft, carjacking, babble, voicelessness, identity theft, burglary.
stealing (part of speech: verb)
- holding up,
- sticking up,
- "The Young Forester", Zane Grey.
Max had come out of the cabin; evidently he had tired of looking over the books, which might do very well to pass away a long evening, or a rainy day when time dragged, but could not chain him down long when the sun was shining, the breeze rustling through the many- colored leaves still on the trees, and with all Nature beckoning.- "At Whispering Pine Lodge", Lawrence J. Leslie.
- "The Village Rector", Honore de Balzac.