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

transitive verb

chiefly British

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web In a health setting, using the sniffable tool could help rejig memory for people with cognitive decline, or even help people improve their sense of smell after temporary loss due to COVID or another illness, Scientific American reports. Sara Kiley Watson, Popular Science, 11 May 2023 Investors appear to like Alibaba's decision to rejig its business. Rebecca Feng, WSJ, 29 Mar. 2023 Then rejig it in order of importance. Byorianna Rosa Royle, Fortune, 1 Feb. 2023 Raphinha's for now providing Xavi doesn't rejig the system considering a knock to captain Sergio Busquets. Tom Sanderson, Forbes, 6 Feb. 2023 An Iron Curtain, to rejig Churchill’s famous speech about Soviet policies in Eastern Europe, had descended around the U.S. Dexter Fergie, The New Republic, 24 Mar. 2022 The Montreal festival no longer has to scale down and rejig its format because global comics, including from New York City and Los Angeles, could not attend due to travel bans in place during the COVID-19 crisis. Etan Vlessing, The Hollywood Reporter, 22 Mar. 2022 Still, Unilever’s efforts to rejig its portfolio haven’t been without challenges. Ben Dummett, WSJ, 15 Jan. 2022 But a commentary published Jan. 10 in Economics Daily, an official newspaper run by Beijing’s state council, appears to suggest (link in Chinese) that China need not worry too much about US moves to rejig global industrial chains. Mary Hui, Quartz, 11 Jan. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1948, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rejig was in 1948

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Cite this Entry

“Rejig.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Jun. 2023.

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