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 The biggest maker of computer networking equipment will rejigger compensation packages at the start of its new fiscal year in August, according to the company. Washington Post, 18 Apr. 2022 Redistricting drama: In the latest plans to rejigger San Francisco’s political boundaries, the Tenderloin and Haight-Ashbury would become part of different districts. Gwendolyn Wu, San Francisco Chronicle, 31 Mar. 2022 Berkeley’s efforts to rejigger its enrollment plans was triggered by a court order to freeze its enrollment while the campus more thoroughly reviews the impact of its growth on housing, homelessness and noise. Teresa Watanabe, Los Angeles Times, 4 Mar. 2022 Even now, Delta has more than its fair share of opportunities to infect new people, replicate, and rejigger its genome. Katherine J. Wu, The Atlantic, 27 Jan. 2022 As a result, temporarily blocking U.S. oil exports would tighten the global market, while American refineries would have to scramble to rejigger their operations to handle a different grade of crude, according to IHS Markit. Irina Ivanova, CBS News, 11 Feb. 2022 In practice, an update to fully vaccinated could completely rejigger who is and isn’t compliant; workers who only just met a two-dose mandate would have to await a third shot at the six-month mark. Katherine J. Wu, The Atlantic, 17 Dec. 2021 Step one, however, is AMC’s plan to launch a popcorn business … and Aron’s new plan to rejigger its debt. Alex Weprin, The Hollywood Reporter, 3 Jan. 2022 Neutralizing antibodies are also easily duped by mutations that even slightly rejigger a microbe’s superficial features. Katherine J. Wu, The Atlantic, 14 Dec. 2021 See More

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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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“Rejigger.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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