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Looking for loose change, sir? (9)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

searching

'looking for' is the definition.
('search' can be a synonym of 'look for')

'loose change sir?' is the wordplay.
'loose' indicates an anagram (letters are loosened from their original positions).
'change'+'sir'='changesir'
'changesir' anagrammed gives 'SEARCHING'.

(Other definitions for searching that I've seen before include "Hunting (for)" , "Going through" , "Exploring" .)

I've seen this clue in The Globe and Mail and The Irish News.
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