Definition of stirabout in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈstəːrəbaʊt/


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