have a rummage

Definition of have a rummage

chiefly British

  1. :  to look in order to try to find something :  to search Have a rummage through the box and see if you can find the toy you're looking for.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to make a thorough search or investigation

    :  to engage in an undirected or haphazard search

    :  to make a thorough search through :  ransack

  1. :  a confused miscellaneous collection

    :  items for sale at a rummage sale

    :  a thorough search especially among a confusion of objects

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a trip made at another's expense

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