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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theycast around for
he/she/itcasts around for
present participlecasting around for
past tensecast around for
past participlecast around for
  1. cast around for something to look for or try to think of something, especially when you feel pressure to do something quickly
    Casting around for a safe topic, she made a comment about the weather.
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a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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