Tamper

Definition of Tamper

Tamp´er
n.1.One who tamps; specifically, one who prepares for blasting, by filling the hole in which the charge is placed.
2.An instrument used in tamping; a tamping iron.
v. i.1.To meddle; to be busy; to try little experiments; as, to tamper with a disease.
[imp. & p. p. Tampered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Tampering.]
'T is dangerous tampering with a muse.
- Roscommon.
2.To meddle so as to alter, injure, or vitiate a thing.
3.To deal unfairly; to practice secretly; to use bribery.

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interfere, interpose, intervene, meddle, meddling, step in, tampering
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