verb (used with object), stirred, stir·ring.
verb (used without object), stirred, stir·ring.
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Remove from heat and stir in the walnuts, rum, powdered sugar, and salt until fully incorporated.
Stir in the frozen peas and chicken, taste for seasonings, and pour the mixture into six (2-cup) ovenproof serving bowls.
With a rubber spatula, stir in the chocolate and cranberries until the dough is well mixed.Make These Barefoot Contessa Salty Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies|Ina Garten|November 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Fleeing their homes, many Syrians left behind middle-class lives; most arrived with none of the mementos that stir memory.
In 2012, Sex and the City star Cynthia Nixon caused a stir when she told The New York Times that her lesbianism is a “choice.”
If it becomes too stiff add a few drops of water, and stir it again.The Century Cook Book|Mary Ronald
We tell the child to perform a certain action toward which his own feeling and thought have made no stir whatever.Concerning Children|Charlotte Perkins Gilman
In all these three forms of action there is much to stir men to love of distinction.Speeches, Addresses, and Occasional Sermons, Volume 2 (of 3)|Theodore Parker
But this morning the energy of life which for those two weeks had lain dormant in him, began to stir again.Dodo's Daughter|E. F. Benson
The leap of something within her and the stir of her being toward him must be sinful.The Game|Jack London
British Dictionary definitions for stir (1 of 3)
verb stirs, stirring or stirred
Derived forms of stirstirrable, adjective
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Idioms and Phrases with stir
In addition to the idioms beginning with stir
- stir up
- stir up a hornets' nest
- cause a commotion (stir)