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English definition of “jigger”


noun [C] uk   /ˈdʒɪɡ.ər/ us    // US
a small, round metal container used for measuring strong alcoholic drinks, or the amount of alcohol that this container holdsAlcohol - general words


verb [T] uk   /ˈdʒɪɡ.ər/ us    // US
to change something, especially unfairly or illegally: The ruling party jiggered the election results to stay in power.Adapting and modifying ChangingAdapting and attuning to something
(Definition of jigger from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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