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Webster 1913 Edition


Stirrer

Stir′rer

,
Noun.
One who, or that which, stirs something; also, one who moves about, especially after sleep;
as, an early
stirrer
.
Shak.
Stirrer up
,
an instigator or inciter.
Atterbury.

Webster 1828 Edition


Stirrer

STIRRER

,
Noun.
1.
One who is in motion.
2.
One who puts in motion.
3.
A riser in the morning.
4.
An inciter or exciter; an instigator.
5.
A stirrer up, an exciter; an instigator.

Definition 2022


stirrer

stirrer

English

Noun

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.

Derived terms


Norwegian Bokmål

Verb

stirrer

  1. present tense of stirre