- n a tool for tamping (e.g., for tamping tobacco into a pipe bowl or a charge into a drill hole etc.)
- v play around with or alter or falsify, usually secretively or dishonestly
Someone tampered with the documents on my desk
- v intrude in other people's affairs or business; interfere unwantedly
- And as with that deadly container, the tamper-resistant seals on the second bottle appeared untouched.
- Another part was the "tamper"a casing of metal whose inertia kept the exploding bomb from expanding too rapidly, i.
- But tamper with the sanctity of Broadway? Now you're asking for trouble.
- Garth Snow in The Associated Press
You have a very special circumstance this free agency with basketball, and I don't think that happens frequently when you have that special of a player,New York Islanders general manager Garth Snow said. "Wait a second? Did I just tamper...
- Shahid Afridi in Times of India
There is no team in the world that doesn't tamper with the ball. My methods were wrong. I am embarrassed, I shouldn't have done it. I just wanted to win us a game but this was the wrong way to do it,Afridi said after TV cameras caught him...
- Mitch McConnell in FOXNews
I doubt a single government program in modern history, let alone one this big and this important has ever, ever come in under budget,McConnell said. "So it's a mystery why our Democratic friends would want to tamper with this Medicare drug...