Meaning of rummage
Pronunciation: (rum'ij), [key]
— v., n. -maged, -mag•ing,
- to search thoroughly or actively through (a place, receptacle, etc.), esp. by moving around, turning over, or looking through contents.
- to find, bring, or fetch by searching (often fol. by out or up).
- to search actively, as in a place or receptacle or within oneself: She rummaged in her mind for the forgotten name.
- miscellaneous articles; odds and ends.
- a rummaging search.
- rummage (Thesaurus)