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

Definition of rejigger

Examples of rejigger in a Sentence

The TV network is rejiggering its schedule.
Recent Examples on the Web 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 Thunberg seems to think the world lacks only a little kick in the pants to figure out how to rejigger itself to work on solar and wind. Kyle Smith, National Review, "Greta Thunberg: Lisa Simpson Crossed with Bane," 26 Sep. 2019 But the schedule was rejiggered after Mr. Trump directed Mr. Pence to stand in for him as an emissary on an official trip to Poland after the president canceled, citing the need to monitor Hurricane Dorian. Maggie Haberman, New York Times, "‘Business as Normal’: Pence’s Stay at Trump Hotel in Ireland Follows a Trend," 3 Sep. 2019 Investors have been frantically trying to rejigger their predictions about whether President Donald Trump’s trade war and slowing economies around the world will drag the United States into a recession. Washington Post, "Stock market gyrates as the economic picture gets blurred," 17 Aug. 2019 About 150 workers making deliveries and working in warehouses for Google in 2015 attempted to unionize before the company rejiggered the unit, effectively quashing the effort. Greg Bensinger, Washington Post, "Google contract workers vote to form a union amid employee discord over treatment," 30 Aug. 2019 After the March lawsuit, Peloton had to rejigger its musical offerings, which caused riders to complain. Sangeeta Singh-kurtz, Quartz, "Peloton is just Spotify, if Spotify mailed you a bike," 28 Aug. 2019 But over the last year two new studies have radically rejiggered the origin stories of both. Franz Lidz, Smithsonian, "The Delicious, Ancient History of Chocolate and Vanilla," 11 July 2019 Takaya said another lottery — open to all Japan residents — would be held by the end of the year as organizers rejigger their plans. Washington Post, "Got a Tokyo Olympics ticket? Unrivaled demand causes turmoil," 4 July 2019

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First Known Use of rejigger

1899, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rejigger

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15 Nov 2019

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The first known use of rejigger was in 1899

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English Language Learners Definition of rejigger

US, informal : to change or adjust (something)

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