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Related to rustle up: rub off, of late, by no means, turn up, put on the spot, pick up on, come to fruition
rustle (something) up
1. Of food, to prepare quickly or with minimal effort. I was going to rustle up some lunch—would you like me to fix you anything?
2. To gather or collect. See if you can rustle up enough people to play a quick game of two-on-two basketball.
rustle something up
Rur. to manage to prepare a meal, perhaps on short notice. I think I can rustle something up for dinner. Please rustle up something to eat.
Get together food or some other needed item with some effort, as in I don't know what we have but I'll rustle up a meal somehow, or You boys need to rustle up some wood for a campfire. The verb rustle here means "to assemble in a hurry." [Late 1800s]
To gather something or some people together, especially energetically or quickly: Go rustle up the kids and let's go for a drive. I went to the kitchen to rustle some dinner up.