stirabout

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈstɜːrəˌbaʊt/

Noun[edit]

stirabout (plural stirabouts)

  1. (Ireland) porridge
    • James Joyce, The Dead
      He's really an awful bother, what with green shades for Tom's eyes at night and making him do dumb-bells, and forcing Eva to eat the stirabout.
  2. (Ireland) A commotion.