Stipule Stirk

Stir

Meanings and phrases

stir

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a rapid active commotion; bustle; hustle; flurry; ado; fuss
  2. a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event; splash
  3. emotional agitation and excitement

stir

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. move an implement through
  2. move very slightly; shift; budge; agitate
  3. stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of; stimulate; shake; shake up; excite
  4. stir feelings in; stimulate; excite
  5. summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic; raise; conjure; conjure up; invoke; evoke; call down; arouse; bring up; put forward; call forth
  6. affect emotionally; touch
  7. to begin moving,; arouse
  8. mix or add by stirring

stir fry

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. fry very quickly over high heat

stir up

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. try to stir up public opinion; agitate; foment
  2. change the arrangement or position of; agitate; vex; disturb; commove; shake up; raise up
  3. arouse or excite feelings and passions; inflame; wake; ignite; heat; fire up
  4. provoke or stir up; incite; instigate; set off
E.g.
  • Passing through the halocline tends to stir up the layers.
  • It often associates with livestock, which attract and stir up insects.
  • They use the teeth on their snouts to stir up sediment and strike prey.

caused a stir

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This caused a stir on the local Malay entertainment scene.
  • She caused a stir by easily qualifying, easily winning three straight sets matches.
  • Not only that, his attitude caused a stir from Manager Cosmin Contra and the pair fell out.
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