HyperDic: tamper

English > 3 senses of the word tamper:
VERBcontacttamper, fiddle, monkeyplay around with or alter or falsify / falsify / falsify, usually secretively or dishonestly
socialtamper, meddleintrude in other people's affairs or business
NOUNartifacttamper, tamp, tamping bara tool for tamping (e.g., for tamping tobacco into a pipe bowl or a charge into a drill hole etc.)
tamper > pronunciation
Soundstae'mper
Rhymesasper ... zipper: 139 rhymes with per...
English > tamper: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA tool for tamping (e.g., for tamping tobacco into a pipe bowl or a charge into a drill hole etc.).
Synonymstamp, tamping bar
NarrowerstemmerA miner's tamping bar for ramming packing in over a blasting charge
BroadertoolAn implement used in the practice of a vocation
Catalanpicó
Verbstamppress down tightly
English > tamper: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningplay around with or alter or falsify / falsify / falsify, usually secretively or dishonestly.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Someone tampered with the documents on my desk"
Synonymsfiddle, monkey
Broadermanipulatehold something in one's hands and move it
Spanishmanipular, trucar
English > tamper: 3 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningintrude in other people's affairs or business; interfere unwantedly.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymmeddle
Broaderintervene, step in, interfere, interposeGet involved, so as to alter or hinder an action, or through force or threat / threat of force
Spanishentrometerse, injerirse, inmiscuirse
Nounstamperingthe act of altering something secretly or improperly

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