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English definition of “scrounge around”

scrounge around

US informal phrasal verb with scrounge     /skraʊndʒ/ verb [I or T] informal
to look in different places or in a particular place where you might find something that you need: She scrounged around in the tool box for a tack or nail to hang the notice up with.Searching
(Definition of scrounge around from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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