(noun, verb)


1. a tool for tamping (e.g., for tamping tobacco into a pipe bowl or a charge into a drill hole etc.)

Similar word(s): tamp

Definition categories: man–made, tool


1. play around with or alter or falsify, usually secretively or dishonestly

- Someone tampered with the documents on my desk

Similar word(s): fiddle, monkey

Definition categories: contact, manipulate

2. intrude in other people's affairs or business; interfere unwantedly

Similar word(s): meddle

Definition categories: social, interfere, interpose, intervene