Interfere or meddle, especially in a harmful way. For example, If you tamper with that lock it's sure to break. [c. 1600]
Engage in improper or secret dealings, as in He was accused of tampering with the jury. [c. 1600]
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The Caiman offers a range of option packages, from bristling-with-machine-guns, to monster-truck-field-hospital.
He referred to this risky state of affairs as “the babushka-with-uranium-in-the-chicken-shed” problem.Fired From Los Alamos for Pushing Obama's Nuclear Agenda|Center for Public Integrity|July 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After the “man-with-a-cap” shot up the Libération offices yesterday he headed to the other side of town on the Métro.
Patience is virtue—a really, painfully difficult-to-deal-with virtue.‘Sex and the City’ 15th Anniversary: 15 Lessons on Aging Gracefully|Kevin Fallon|June 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They were not ostentatious as much as they were happy—in a grownup, made-peace-with-it-all way.
The little shoe, whose silken laces had become loose in walking, lay in the road covered-with dust.Honey-Bee|Anatole France
This garrison arrived at the moment when the insurgents, confiding on the Governor's promise, were with-drawing.The Border Rifles|Gustave Aimard
So late home to supper and to bed, weary-with walking so long to no purpose in the Park to-day.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete|Samuel Pepys
And yet—can you understand it?With a tender smile and a tear, And a half-compassionate yearning,I felt her grown more dear.Separation and Service|James Hudson Taylor
The dirt should then be thrown in and settled by means of a tamper or by flooding with water.Elements of Plumbing|Samuel Dibble