in quest of meaning
- [American idiom]
seeking or hunting something; trying to find something.
• They went into town in quest of a reasonably priced restaurant.
• Monday morning I'll go out in search of a job.
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- her soul was in quest of something, which was not just being good, and doing one's best.
- sometimes i amuse myself by carrying off from human justice some bandits it is in quest of.
- walking deliberately to the summit, he glanced about him, in every direction, in quest of a cover.
- they went to the cave in quest of hidden treasure
- they explored the desert in quest of buried treasure