Translation of rummage in Spanish:
- he rummaged among those old booksrebuscó or hurgó entre esos libros viejosI rummaged in my pockets for my keyshurgué en mis bolsillos buscando las llavesI rummaged through the cupboards trying to find it
me esculqué los bolsillos para encontrar las llaves (Colombia) (Mexico)hurgué en or (Colombia) (Mexico) esculqué los armarios buscándoloshe rummaged around o about in the drawerrevolvió (en) or hurgó en el cajón
- 1.1 (action) (no plural) I had a rummage through my old thingsrebusqué entre mis cosas viejas1.2 uncountable (odds and ends)(American English)
cosas (feminine plural) viejasExample sentences
- Set in a depressing flat on a south London estate, teenager Luke rummages down the back of a grubby sofa in a fruitless search for something.
- Now and again he has a good rummage though his bookshelf to see what he can find, and at the moment he's reading a book of Robert Browning's poetry.
- He went for a walk on the roof, for a rummage in a bin then went back on to the roof.
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