1. [ verb ] play around with or alter or falsify, usually secretively or dishonestly
Synonyms: fiddle monkey

"Someone tampered with the documents on my desk" "The reporter fiddle with the facts"

Related terms: manipulate imp
2. [ verb ] intrude in other people's affairs or business; interfere unwantedly
Synonyms: meddle

"Don't meddle in my affairs!"

Related terms: intervene meddling
3. [ noun ] a tool for tamping (e.g., for tamping tobacco into a pipe bowl or a charge into a drill hole etc.)
Synonyms: tamping_bar tamp
Related terms: tool stemmer tamp_down
Similar spelling:   tampere