a person or thing that stirs.
an implement or device for stirring something.

1350–1400; Middle English; see stir1, -er1 Unabridged
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stirrer (ˈstɜːrə)
1.  a person or thing that stirs
2.  informal a person who deliberately causes trouble
3.  informal (Austral), (NZ) a political activist or agitator

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Example sentences
He stands in the middle of the stage, arms folded, a coffee stirrer clenched in
  his teeth.
Jammed into a corporate culture, however, the stirrer lost its sting.
The function of a stirrer is to agitate liquids for speeding up reactions or
  improving mixtures.
The yield can be adjusted simply by altering the stirrer speed in order to test
  a variable which might improve the froth yield.
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