Meaning of “rummage” in the English Dictionary

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"rummage" in British English

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rummageverb [ I + adv/prep ]

uk /ˈrʌm.ɪdʒ/ us /ˈrʌm.ɪdʒ/

(Definition of “rummage” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"rummage" in American English

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rummageverb [ I always + adv/prep ]

us /ˈrʌm·ɪdʒ/

to search for something by moving things around without care and looking into, under, and behind them:

She rummaged through the drawer, looking for a pen.

(Definition of “rummage” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)