Rummage


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Rummage

  • (verb) search unsystematically and untidily through something; “he rummaged in his pocket for a handkerchief”
  • find (something) by rummaging; “Mick rummaged up his skateboard”
  • (of a customs officer) make a thorough search of (a vessel); “our brief was to rummage as many of the vessels as possible”
  • (noun) an unsystematic and untidy search; “open up the box and have a rummage around”
  • a thorough search of a vessel by a customs officer; “a rummage of the vessel revealed eighty cases of cigars”

Rummage (रुम्माज / रूममगे / रुममगे) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • खोजना, छान मारना, खूब तलाश करना, उथल-पुथल करते हुए खोजना, ढूंढ मचाना, चप्पा चप्पा छान मारना, खोज, छानबीन, प्रथम आमाशय, फुटकर सामान, छान-बीन

Rummage origin

  • late 15th century: from Old French arrumage, from arrumer ‘stow (in a hold)’, from Middle Dutch ruim‘room’. In early use the word referred to the arranging of items such as casks in the hold of a ship, giving rise (early 17th century) to the verb sense ‘make a search of (a vessel’).

Rummage in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Bin raiders explain why they rummage through rubbish for cash.
  • Oh Man, its time to rummage in the freezer for a new Booker sponsor.
  • They go into it, rummage through it, steal the value things out of the car.
  • “Oh my gosh, it’s disgusting, it’s disgusting to have someone come and rummage through your fridge and eat your food,” said Jordan.
  • Shoppers who arrive unprepared can rummage through bins of free miscellaneous containers or purchase reusable packaging.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of rummage

  • yeh rumaal ageo (saalo) se dhoond raha hoon.

Rummage pronunciation


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