1. to gossip maliciously, to cause trouble deliberately by so doing; thus stirring n. and adj., troublemaking.
2. (orig. Aus.) to tease, to provoke.
3. (Aus., also stir it) to cause trouble (other than through gossip etc); thus stirring n., troublemaking.
SE in slang uses
1. [late 18C+] porridge; also attrib.
2. [late 19C] any pudding that requires stirring.
3. [1910s] prison.
[late 19C–1900s] a sodomite, a male homosexual.
[1950s+] of a woman, to masturbate.
[late 16C+] to get a move on; to dance; to do one’s duty keenly.
[1940s+] (N.Z.) to criticize harshly, to reprimand severely.
[2000s+] (US) of a white man, to have sex with a black woman.
see under porridge n.
see under possum n.
[2000s] (N.Z.) to deliberately cause trouble.
[1950s+] to masturbate, usu. of a woman.
[1950s+] to go out of one’s way to make trouble, esp. by gossiping or telling tales.
[late 19C] to visit without any previous announcement.
[mid-19C+] the Sunday before Advent.