noun[mass noun] chiefly Irish
Porridge made by stirring oatmeal in boiling water or milk.
- 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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