Last modified on 17 December 2014, at 10:12

stirabout

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈstɜːrəˌbaʊt/

NounEdit

stirabout (plural stirabouts)

  1. (Ireland) porridge
    • James Joyce, The Dead
      He's really an awful bother, what with green shades for Tom's eyes at night and making him do dumb-bells, and forcing Eva to eat the stirabout.
  2. (Ireland) A commotion.