English - English Dictionary

Few words

stirringagitating a liquid with an implement; "constant stirring prevents it from burning on the bottom of the pan"
stira rapid bustling commotion
stirringarousing to a particular emotion or action
stirkyearling heifer or bullock
stirreran implement used for stirring
stirrupsupport consisting of metal loops into which rider''s feet go
stirrup ironsupport consisting of metal loops into which rider''s feet go
stirrup pumpa hand-operated reciprocating pump; used in fighting fires
stirrupthe stirrup-shaped ossicle that transmits sound from the incus to the cochlea
stiremotional agitation and excitement
stirrup cupa farewell drink (especially one offered to a horseman ready to depart); usually alcoholic
stirrera person who spreads frightening rumors and stirs up trouble
stira disorderly outburst or tumult; "they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused"
stir fryfry very quickly over high heat; "stir-fry the vegetables in a wok"
bestir oneselfstart to be active; "Get cracking, please!"
stir upprovoke or stir up; "incite a riot"; "set off great unrest among the people"
stir upchange the arrangement or position of
stirmix or add by stirring; "Stir nuts into the dough"
stirevoke or call forth, with or as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "stir a disturbance"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"
stir uparouse or excite feelings and passions; "The ostentatious way of living of the rich ignites the hatred of the poor"; "The refugees'' fate stirred up compassion around the world"; "Wake old feelings of hatred"
stirstir the feelings, emotions, or peace of; "These stories shook the community"; "the civil war shook the country"
stiraffect emotionally; "A stirring movie"; "I was touched by your kind letter of sympathy"
stirmove very slightly; "He shifted in his seat"
stirto begin moving, "As the thunder started the sleeping children began to stir"
stirmove an implement through with a circular motion; "stir the soup"; "stir my drink"