Definition of stirabout in English:


Syllabification: stir·a·bout
Pronunciation: /ˈstərəˌbout


chiefly Irish
  • Porridge made by stirring oatmeal in boiling water or milk.
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    • Many eat oatmeal stirabout or porridge for breakfast.
    • They ate thin stirabout drank water and maybe a potato or two.
    • Part of the route will cover the famous ‘Stirabout Road’ built during the famine years with daily payment being a bowl of ‘stirabout’.

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