tinker


tinker with

verb

Definition of TINKER

to handle thoughtlessly, ignorantly, or mischievously <the camera hasn't worked properly ever since our son tinkered with it>
Synonyms diddle (with), fiddle (with), fool (with), mess (with), monkey (with), play (with), tinker (with), toy (with), twiddle (with)

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