Definitions for stirringˈstɜr ɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

stir•ringˈstɜr ɪŋ(adj.)

  1. rousing, exciting, or thrilling.

  2. active, bustling, or lively.

Origin of stirring:

bef. 900


Princeton's WordNet

  1. stirring(noun)

    agitating a liquid with an implement

    "constant stirring prevents it from burning on the bottom of the pan"

  2. inspiration, stirring(adj)

    arousing to a particular emotion or action

  3. rousing, stirring(adj)

    capable of arousing enthusiasm or excitement

    "a rousing sermon"; "stirring events such as wars and rescues"

  4. stirring, soul-stirring(adj)

    exciting strong but not unpleasant emotions

    "a stirring speech"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. stirring(adjective)ˈstɜr ɪŋ

    causing strong emotions; = moving

    a stirring speech


  1. stirring(Noun)

    An occasion on which something stirs or is stirred

  2. stirring(Adjective)

    invigorating or inspiring

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stirring

    of Stir

  2. Stirring(adj)

    putting in motion, or being in motion; active; active in business; habitually employed in some kind of business; accustomed to a busy life

Translations for stirring

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


exciting or moving

a stirring tale.

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