rifle through

Definition of rifle through

  1. :  to search through something quickly and carelessly often in order to take or steal something He rifled through the papers on his desk.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to ransack especially with the intent to steal

    :  to steal and carry away

    :  to engage in ransacking and stealing

  1. :  to cut spiral grooves into the bore of

  1. :  a shoulder weapon with a rifled bore

    :  a rifled artillery piece

    :  soldiers armed with rifles

  1. :  to hit or throw (a ball) with great force or speed

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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