re·​jig·​ger | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈji-gər How to pronounce rejigger (audio) \
rejiggered; rejiggering; rejiggers

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Examples of rejigger in a Sentence

The TV network is rejiggering its schedule.
Recent Examples on the Web Nearly all major automakers have had to rejigger production to save available semiconductor chips for their most profitable and best-selling models, according to analysts at Fitch Ratings. Diego Mendoza-moyers, San Antonio Express-News, "Toyota sees strong start to 2021," 2 Feb. 2021 Others are trying to rejigger their New York City operations to keep serving food. Fortune, "Restaurants lure New Yorkers to states with fewer restrictions," 16 Dec. 2020 The only comparable situations that had forced changes to the schedule happened earlier in the season, when there was greater flexibility to rejigger teams’ calendars. Andrew Beaton, WSJ, "Lamar Jackson Tests Positive as the Ravens Outbreak Tests the NFL," 27 Nov. 2020 The rollercoaster that is the year 2020 has forced us to rejigger our daily routines. Medea Giordano, Wired, "The Best Black Friday Deals on Beauty, Self-Care, and Sex Toys," 27 Nov. 2020 The Steelers-Titans game will now be played during Week 7, with the Steelers game against the Baltimore Ravens that week getting pushed to Week 8, using the teams’ respective bye weeks to rejigger the schedule. Louise Radnofsky And Andrew Beaton, WSJ, "The NFL Scrambles to Close Holes in Covid Defense After Titans Outbreak," 2 Oct. 2020 Volvo Cars and Geely originally planned to manufacture Lynk & Co vehicles at a plant in Ghent, Belgium, in late 2019, but those plans were scrapped as Volvo had to rejigger its global manufacturing network in response to trade barriers. Niclas Rolander,, "Volvo Parent to Bring Car-Sharing Subscription Service to Europe," 30 Sep. 2020 The kit even supplies DIYers with a tool to rejigger the speedometer and odometer to work with the taller tires. Scott Oldham, Car and Driver, "Rough Trail Ahead: 2020 Ford Ranger Level 3 Off-Road Package," 28 Aug. 2020 Even tiny amounts of predatory bacteria can rejigger the microbial membership of a sample of seawater, Henry Williams said. Star Tribune, "How bacteria-eating bacteria could help win the war against germs," 27 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of rejigger

1899, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rejigger

re- + jigger entry 2

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The first known use of rejigger was in 1899

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8 Feb 2021

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“Rejigger.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of rejigger

US, informal : to change or adjust (something)

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