verb (used with object), rum·maged, rum·mag·ing.
verb (used without object), rum·maged, rum·mag·ing.
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Origin of rummage
OTHER WORDS FROM rummagerum·mag·er, nounun·rum·maged, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for rummage
"It wasn't likely that I should ask him," he said, turning his back to her, and rummaging among the papers on his desk.The Making of a Prig|Evelyn Sharp
With other vagabond wanderers, the Frenchman had evidently been rummaging old Nor'-West vaults.Lords of the North|A. C. Laut
“I want her—” Peter Hope was rummaging among the litter on the desk.Tommy and Co.|Jerome K. Jerome
In her rummaging, Hester had the same experience that Helen had had three weeks before.Hester's Counterpart|Jean K. Baird
She was rummaging among her clothes with the two penetrating hands, one of which Gerard had set free.The Cloister and the Hearth|Charles Reade