Definitions

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  • n. One who tampers.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who tampers; one who deals unfairly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who tampers; one who uses unfair or underhand means to influence another.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • One historical method of method of tampering involves holding back the tallies from certain precincts until the tamperer knows the returns from all other precincts and can calculate how many votes will be needed for the tamperer's candidate (s) to win.

    S1487 �� What does it do? Why is it wrong? What to do about it!

  • I have no mind to give an ill character of Cromwell; for in his conversation towards me he was ever friendly; tho 'at the latter end of the day finding me ever incorrigible, and having some inducements to suspect me a tamperer, he was sufficiently rigid.

    Characters from 17th Century Histories and Chronicles

  • And, if I remember, he alluded to me as a traitorous tamperer with the

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, September 2nd, 1914

  • I do not know of any; and such superficial tamperings as there are the Chinese critics always expose, _coûte_ que _coûte_, even though Confucius himself be the tamperer.

    Ancient China Simplified

  • _Not scurvy, nor a_ tamperer and _medler_: not one who would bare _tampered_ with this woman to make her a false evidence against your deputy.

    Notes to Shakespeare — Volume 01: Comedies

  • Fair enough - we wouldn't want to tip off a potential tamperer.

    Edmonton Sun

  • Not only are we paying for this child tamperer to visit but he has the cheek to charge people to look at him as well?

    WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

  • SHAHID Afridi&squo; s bizarre ball eating episode was not a random act of madness but the latest sin of a self-confessed ball tamperer.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • SHAHID Afridi's bizarre ball eating episode was not a random act of madness but the latest sin of a self-confessed ball tamperer.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • If there is a gag order against accused phone tamperer James O'Keefe then the once-celebrated conservative activist/journalist/prankster just might have broken it Wednesday night.

    Raw Story

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