[ UK /tˈæmpɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈtæmpɝ/ ]
  1. play around with or alter or falsify, usually secretively or dishonestly
    Someone tampered with the documents on my desk
    The reporter fiddle with the facts
  2. intrude in other people's affairs or business; interfere unwantedly
    Don't meddle in my affairs!
  1. a tool for tamping (e.g., for tamping tobacco into a pipe bowl or a charge into a drill hole etc.)
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How To Use tamper In A Sentence

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  • He tampered the document.
  • But because they contain instructions for a computer's processor, executable files are less forgiving of tampering.
  • The basin pipes were tampered with and the vandals squirted cleaning fluid all over the brand new carpets.
  • The election commission reached an impasse on the day of the vote Thursday after the opposition, backed by international observers, demanded that votes be sent from individual polling stations by a satellite-based system believed to be tamperproof. Dictator's Son Winner of Togo Election
  • They might dwell upon the fact that you were so much together, and that you had such opportunities -- mark me, Reginald, _opportunities_ -- for tampering with the one solitary life which stood between you and fortune. Run to Earth A Novel
  • The envelope has been tampered with and then taped shut again.
  • There's a tamperproof anti-theft alarm and bike locator. Times, Sunday Times
  • self-evident," since become awkward of acceptance, were ever thus pettifogged out of the path, and fundamental principles have in this way prescriptively been tampered with. "Imperialism" and "The Tracks of Our Forefathers"
  • It's the confidential stenographer who has been tampered with — you remember that middle-aged, youngish-oldish woman, Tom? THEFT
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