transitive verb Etymology: re- + 3jigger Date: 1942 alter, rearrange

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  • rejigger — re‧jig‧ger [riː dʒɪgə ǁ ər] , re‧jig [riː dʒɪg] verb rejigged PTandPPX rejigging PRESPARTX [transitive] informal to change something to make it more effective: • We rejiggered the accounting system so that the value of equipmen …   Financial and business terms

  • rejigger — [rē jig′ər] vt. to adjust or alter the arrangement, structure, terms, etc. of: also Brit. rejig, rejigged, rejigging …   English World dictionary

  • rejigger — (ˈ)rē+ transitive verb Etymology: re + jigger : to alter or rearrange again : manipulate in a new or different way executives rejigger their organization charts Management Review the government rejiggered price ceilings on various pork cuts… …   Useful english dictionary

  • rejigger — /ree jig euhr/, v.t. Informal. to change or rearrange in a new or different way, esp. by the use of techniques not always considered ethical. [1940 45; RE + JIGGER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • rejigger — verb To rejig …   Wiktionary

  • rejigger — re|jig|ger [ ri dʒıgər ] or re|jig [ ri dʒıg ] verb transitive AMERICAN INFORMAL to arrange something so that it is organized in a different way …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • rejigger — [[t]ri͟ːʤɪ̱gə(r)[/t]] rejiggers, rejiggering, rejiggered VERB If someone rejiggers an organization or a piece of work, they arrange or organize it in a different way, in order to improve it. [AM] [V n] The result is that the government is… …   English dictionary

  • rejigger — verb US term for rejig (in sense 1) …   English new terms dictionary

  • rejigger — re·jigger …   English syllables

  • rejigger — re•jig•ger [[t]riˈdʒɪg ər[/t]] v. t. inf to change or rearrange • Etymology: 1940–45 …   From formal English to slang

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