Definition of rejigger in English:


(British rejig)


  • Organize (something) differently; rearrange.

    ‘he rejiggers his stump speech ever so slightly to fit the crowd, then sounds the same messages’
    • ‘That means that my assistant holds all of my calls and rejiggers my schedule, canceling anything that isn't a priority.’
    • ‘Excessive energy has also been spent in rejiggering the editorial pages - another aspect of the paper that seems to have little to do with its future.’
    • ‘With consulting work scarce, rejiggering IT systems to boost performance is likely to remain a permanent feature of the consulting landscape.’
    • ‘If I missed a workout due to work or illness, Jim would simply rejigger my scheduled workouts.’
    • ‘Then as partisan control of state legislatures possibly shifts in elections over the next few years, more states can jump into the crazed fray, with lines being rejiggered willy-nilly until Census Day 2010.’
    • ‘But they've been rejiggered over time into orderly crystal patterns linked by superstrong chemical bonds.’
    • ‘This new information has rejiggered some assumptions about the late 1990s’ economy.’
    • ‘Before classical music is ever going to take off in digital downloads, the whole classical-recording database - this is a mammoth job, but it's got to be tackled - will have to be rejiggered.’
    • ‘Will it be a few months while the culture industry regroups its forces and rejiggers its ideas for new ways of exploiting a public hungrier than ever for comforting fantasies?’
    • ‘So it's just a matter of rejiggering our fulfillment process and our packing process.’
    • ‘The feelings turn out to be mutual, you see about rejiggering the teams.’
    • ‘You start to see now why the the company put so much time in rejiggering the budget numbers to make them seem like the administration wasn't dipping into Social Security funds.’
    • ‘Even bindings have been rejiggered: Forget the drill and screwdriver; the latest fittings snap or slide into place, extending ski life and improving energy transfer.’
    • ‘The US is in no position to rejigger this because we don't understand anything about the country.’
    • ‘But, indeed, this was a day, a very precious day, considering the time between now and Tuesday, taken up trying to rejigger the staff.’
    • ‘Banks get a lashing for rejiggering their business models for the Internet Age.’
    • ‘Personally, my priorities got rejiggered a few years ago.’
    • ‘Will it cause permanent damage to the sector or is it just rejiggering an out-of-control market?’
    • ‘This pattern of mistrust is repeated in company after company as years of loyalty are rewarded with layoff notices and rejiggered pension plans.’
    • ‘I mentioned some pie-in-the-sky future plan for the basement that involved ripping out this and repositioning that and rejiggering this and that, so I could install a large TV.’