root around in (something)(redirected from rooting around in)
root around in (something)
To dig or rummage aimlessly in or through some cluttered location. I caught my brother rooting around in my desk again. A raccoon was rooting around in the dumpster for something to eat. I rooted around in the attic, but I couldn't find my old comic book collection
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