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stirrer

[stur-er] /ˈstɜr ər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that stirs.
2.
an implement or device for stirring something.
Origin of stirrer
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see stir1, -er1
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stirrer

/ˈstɜːrə/
noun
1.
a person or thing that stirs
2.
(informal) a person who deliberately causes trouble
3.
(Austral & NZ, informal) a political activist or agitator
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