Translation of "rifle" - English-Italian dictionary


noun uk /ˈraɪ·fl/ us /ˈrɑɪ·fəl/

a long gun that you hold against your shoulder when you shoot

fucile, carabina
verb uk /ˈraɪ·fl/ us /ˈrɑɪ·fəl/ also rifle through

to quickly search through things, often in order to steal something

rovistare, frugare
I caught him rifling through my drawers. L’ho scoperto mentre frugava nei miei cassetti.

(Translation of “rifle” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)