poke about

phrasal verb
poked about; poking about; pokes about

Definition of poke about

British, informal
: to look around or search through something He poked about in his closet for something to wear to the party. often used figuratively I don't want you poking about in my personal life.

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“Poke about.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/poke%20about. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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