Poking vs Rummaging - What's the difference?

poking | rummaging |


As verbs the difference between poking and rummaging

is that poking is while rummaging is .

As nouns the difference between poking and rummaging

is that poking is the act by which something is poked while rummaging is the act of one who rummages.

poking

English

Verb

(head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act by which something is poked.
  • *
  • perfunctory proddings and pokings

    rummaging

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of one who rummages.
  • * 1905 , Henry James, The Golden Bowl (page 400)
  • There was always the impossibility, of course, of finding him anything, the least bit "good," that he wouldn't already, long ago, in his rummagings , have seen himself