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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To look through the contents of a place or container by moving or turning what is inside; search. Also: A collection of miscellaneous items.

Usage examples (36)
  • She rummaged through the drawer to find her favorite pen.
  • He gave the attic a good rummage but couldn't find his skis
  • Speaking of which, the sauce was what I like to call a rummage recipe.
  • If she, Betty, could be allowed to "rummage" through it! for more
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