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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One that interferes in a harmful manner: Also: One that tinkers with rashly or foolishly

Usage examples (12)
  • Verb (used without object) : Someone has been tampering with the lock. ,to tamper with official records. ,Any lawyer who tries to tamper with a jury should be...
  • One historical method of method of tampering involves holding back the tallies from certain precincts until the tamperer knows the returns from all other precincts and...
  • I have no mind to give an ill character of Cromwell; for in his conversation towards me he was ever friendly; tho 'at the latter end of the day finding me ever incorrigible,...
  • Fair enough - we wouldn't want to tip off a potential tamperer. for more
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