rejig

verb
re·​jig | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈjig How to pronounce rejig (audio) \
rejigged; rejigging

Definition of rejig

transitive verb

chiefly British

Examples of rejig in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Woodford’s efforts to rejig his illiquid investments bought him some time, but not enough. Washington Post, "Neil Woodford’s Star Implodes in a Liquidity Crunch," 4 June 2019 Far harder is working out how to rejig your strategy and long-term investment plans to adapt to a new world of enduring trade tensions. The Economist, "The trade war is leading some firms to crimp investment," 15 Aug. 2019 Obviously, the current president doesn’t agree and is looking to rejig the economy in favor of the United States. Ian Austen, New York Times, "‘A Slap in the Canadians’ Face.’ Ontario Steel Town Reacts to Trump’s Tariffs.," 1 June 2018 Trainer Abel Sanchez, operating out of his center in Big Bear, Calif., started to go through options in his mind, figuring out how to rejig his fighter’s schedule to accommodate the change in circumstances. Martin Rogers, USA TODAY, "'Focus is on boxing': For Gennady Golovkin, not even daughter's birth gets in way of training," 14 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of rejig

1948, in the meaning defined above

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14 Nov 2019

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“Rejig.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rejig. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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