Definition of "rummaging" []

  • To search (through) while looking for something, often causing disorder or confusion (verb)
  • An act of rummaging (noun)
  • A jumble of articles (noun)
  • Confusion or bustle (noun)
  • Present participle of rummage. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "rummaging" in a sentence
  • "Vincent - much as I loathe the idea of rummaging around in my past for something that probably doesn't exist, I see the necessity for doing so."
  • "Approximately 11 percent of internally displaced people earned Colombia's minimum wage of $260 per month, while the rest rely on informal work such as rummaging and selling things like cell phone minutes or tamales."
  • "Street firms bought mortgages from subprime lenders, they put them into trust accounts, but you can't really find the trust accounts in the SEC files unless you know what the name of the trust accounts are, or you get very lucky kind of rummaging through the files."
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