from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A device used to stir.
  • n. A person who stirs something.
  • n. A person who spreads rumours or causes agitation.
  • n. One who stirs or moves about, as after sleep.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, stirs something; also, one who moves about, especially after sleep.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who stirs; especially, one who is active or bustling.
  • n. One who stirs or agitates anything, as a liquid, with the hand or an implement for stirring.
  • n. An implement or a machine used for stirring a liquid or the like.
  • n. One who incites or instigates; an instigator: often with up: as, a stirrer up of contention.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who spreads frightening rumors and stirs up trouble
  • n. an implement used for stirring


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