poke about in (something)(redirected from poke about in something)
poke about in (something)
To investigate, search through, or snoop around something or some place. I spent the morning poking about in the attic, but I couldn't find my suitcases anywhere. I've told you kids a thousand times not to go poking about in my office!
See also: poke
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