move a spoon, etc. round and round in liquid, etc. in order to mix it thoroughly
(cause to) excite
"he made a great splash and then disappeared"
"stir the soup"
"stir my drink"
"stir the soil"
"He shifted in his seat"
"stimulate my appetite"
"excite the audience"
"These stories shook the community"
"the civil war shook the country"
"A stirring movie"
"I was touched by your kind letter of sympathy"
"raise the specter of unemployment"
"he conjured wild birds in the air"
"call down the spirits from the mountain"
"As the thunder started the sleeping children began to stir"
"Stir nuts into the dough"
There was hardly any stir of wind, in contrast to the..gales that had raged the night before.
出自： J. Hilton
A faint breeze stirred the dust.
出自： G. Vidal
下一步把打好的鸡蛋拌进去。 stir sth in〔into〕 sth
Stir milk into a cake mixture.
It doesn't take much to stir the students to violence.
I was stirred to the depths by the news of so many people's deaths in the terrible fire.
It was a quiet afternoon and John tried to stir up some excitement.
They took the lead in stirring up trouble.
The coach's pep talk stirred up the team to win.