how to pronounce tamper

/ˈtæm.pəɹ/

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tamper is pronounced in two syllables

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tæmpəɹ

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An example use of tamper in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… brain scan or lung scan and tamper with …”

meanings of tamper

verb:

  1. To attempt to practise or administer something (especially medicine) without sufficient knowledge or qualifications.
  2. To try to influence someone, usually in an illegal or devious way; to try to deal (with someone).
  3. To discuss future contracts with a player, against league rules.
  4. To involve oneself (in a plot, scheme, etc.).
  5. To meddle (with something) in order to corrupt or pervert it.
  6. To make unauthorized or improper alterations, sometimes causing deliberate damage; to meddle (with something).

noun:

  1. A tool used to tamp something down, such as tobacco in a pipe.
  2. A railway vehicle used to tamp down ballast.
  3. A person or thing that tamps.
  4. An envelope of neutron-reflecting material in a nuclear weapon, used to delay the expansion of the reacting material and thus produce a longer-lasting and more energetic explosion.

words with pronunciation similar to tamper

timbretemperstamperpamperhamperyammerhammertemperatankeramber

words that rhyme with tamper

scamperpamperhamper

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