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Noun: tamper  tam-pu(r)
  1. A tool for tamping (e.g., for tamping tobacco into a pipe bowl or a charge into a drill hole etc.)
    - tamp, tamping bar
Verb: tamper  tam-pu(r)
  1. Play around with or alter or falsify, usually secretively or dishonestly
    "Someone tampered with the documents on my desk";
    - fiddle, monkey
  2. Intrude in other people's affairs or business; interfere unwantedly
    "Don't tamper in my affairs!";
    - meddle

Derived forms: tampers, tampering, tampered

Type of: interfere, interpose, intervene, manipulate, step in, tool

Encyclopedia: Tamper