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  1. a person or thing that stirs.
  2. an implement or device for stirring something.
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Origin of stirrer

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at stir1, -er1
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  1. a person or thing that stirs
  2. informal a person who deliberately causes trouble
  3. Australian and NZ informal a political activist or agitator
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