FR tripatouiller
volume_up
[tripatouillant|tripatouillé] {transitive verb}

1. "modifier (texte)", colloquial

tripatouiller

2. "truquer (chiffres, résultats)", colloquial

tripatouiller
volume_up
to doctor [doctored|doctored] {v.t.} [Amer.] (figures, results)
tripatouiller
volume_up
to fiddle [fiddled|fiddled] {v.t.} [Brit.] (figures, results)
Il était tellement plus préoccupé de son porte-monnaie national que de la population du Kosovo qu'il a tripatouillé des promesses antérieures.
They were so much more concerned with their own national purses than about the people in Kosovo that previous pledges were fiddled.

3. "nourriture", colloquial

tripatouiller
volume_up
to play with {v.t.} (food)

4. "truquer (document)", colloquial

tripatouiller
volume_up
to tamper with {v.t.} (document)
En tout état de cause, le Président ne peut pas tripatouiller la Constitution qu'il a fait le serment solennel de protéger, lors de son investiture, en octobre 2000.
The President may not, in any case, tamper with the Constitution that he solemnly swore to protect at his inauguration in October 2000.

5. "altérer", colloquial

tripatouiller

6. "tripoter", colloquial

tripatouiller

Synonyms (French) for "tripatouiller":

tripatouiller

Context sentences for "tripatouiller" in English

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FrenchSix jours après avoir refusé de tripatouiller les chiffres, il a été congédié.
Six days after he refused to fudge the numbers he was fired.
FrenchLe régime de péréquation que le gouvernement continue de tripatouiller, le rendant ainsi encore plus complexe, n'en tient même pas compte.
The equalization plan this government is still tinkering with, in fact making even more complex, does not even want to recognize this.