rejigger

verb
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 Never cut holes in your drywall and rejigger your wiring ever again! Wired, "The Best Black Friday Home, Kitchen, and Mattress Deals," 28 Nov. 2019 Director Rian Johnson assembles an all-star cast for this modern and humorous mystery that rejiggers all the tropes and trappings of a whodunit in a fun and frothy lens. Garrett Mitchell, Arizona Republic, Detroit Free Press, "All-star cast has fun in ‘Knives Out’; viewers will, too," 26 Nov. 2019 Seventeen states, concerned about privacy, the security of a national database of drivers, and the cost of rejiggering licensing operations and having every single driver come in for a new ID, refused to comply. Wired, "The Real ID Is Nearly Here, and You Can’t Fly Home Without It," 18 Nov. 2019 For most employees, November marks the start of the open enrollment period when workers get a chance to rejigger all of their benefits, including health insurance. Walecia Konrad, CBS News, "What to watch for during health-care enrollment season at work," 1 Nov. 2019 Director Rian Johnson assembles an all-star cast for this modern and humorous mystery that rejiggers all the tropes and trappings of a whodunit in a fun and frothy lens. Garrett Mitchell, azcentral, "An all-star cast has fun in 'Knives Out' and viewers do, too," 25 Nov. 2019 That meant building a quicker, rejiggered supply chain—and that, in turn, played to Syngal’s strengths. Fortune, "Old Navy Is About to Sail Away From Gap Inc.—and Into Some Choppy Waters," 24 Sep. 2019 JPMorgan, Citigroup and other large banks, including American Express Co. , are discussing how to cut back or rejigger some of their cards’ rewards, according to people familiar with the matter. Emily Glazer, WSJ, "Rewards Credit Cards Gained a Fanatic Following—Now Banks Are Pulling Back," 1 Jan. 2019 After rejiggering the algorithm, that number dropped to fewer than 8,000. Shraddha Chakradhar, STAT, "Widely used algorithm for follow-up care in hospitals is racially biased, study finds," 24 Oct. 2019

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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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27 Dec 2019

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“Rejigger.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rejigger. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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rejigger

verb
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English Language Learners Definition of rejigger

US, informal : to change or adjust (something)

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