Definition of poke around/about in English:

poke around/about

  • Look around a place, typically in search of something.
    More example sentences
    • I roll over and hear our daughter poking around the house in search of dyed eggs.
    • Vittorio spies on Frank as he pokes around the parlor, searching for a hidden compartment.
    • Ramsey said search teams looked in burrows and sometimes poked around with sticks.
    search, hunt, rummage (around), forage, grub, root about/around, scavenge, nose around, ferret (about/around); sift through, rifle through, scour, comb, probe
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