Last modified on 17 May 2014, at 17:02




stir +‎ -er


stirrer (plural stirrers)

  1. A device used to stir.
    We're out of coffee stirrers again and I'm not using my finger!
  2. A person who stirs something.
    The stirrers in the chocolate factory often get chocolate all over their uniforms.
  3. (slang) A person who spreads rumours or causes agitation.
    Why would you say something so hurtful? God, you are such a stirrer!
  4. One who stirs or moves about, as after sleep.

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