- (transitive) To agitate rapidly and repetitively, or to stir with a rowing or rocking motion; generally applies to liquids, notably cream.
- (transitive, figuratively) To produce excessive and sometimes undesirable or unproductive activity or motion.
- (intransitive) To move rapidly and repetitively with a rocking motion; to tumble, mix or shake.
NounChurn (plural Churns)
- A vessel used for churning.
- (telecommunications) The time when a consumer switches his/her service provider.
- (telecommunications) The mass of people who are ready to switch carriers, expressed by the formula Customer Quits/Customer base.
Adverbs for Churn
irrationally; viciously; vigorously; wildly; impressively; awesomely; grimly; tumultuously; thunderously; deafeningly.
rile, ripple, roil, roughen, rout, row, ruffle, rumple, seethe, seething, shake, shake up, shaker, simmer, smolder, stew, stir, stir up, swirl, thicken, to-do, trepidation, trepidity, trouble, tumult, tumultuation, turbidity, turbulence, turmoil, twitter, unease, unrest, upset, vibrator, whip, whip up, whisk, work up, agitate, agitation, agitator, beat, beat up, beater, blender, bluster, bobbery, boil, boiling, brouhaha, bubble, bustle, cement mixer, churn up, clabber, clot, coagulate, colloid, colloidize, commotion, conturbation, convulse, cream, crucible, curdle, disarrange, discompose, discomposure, disorder, disquiet, disquietude, disturb, disturbance, ebullition, eggbeater, embroilment, emulsifier, emulsify, emulsionize, excite, excitement, ferment, fermentation, fever, feverishness, fidgets, flap, flurry, fluster, flutteration, foam, foment, fret, fume, fuss, hubbub, hurly-burly, incrassate, inquietude, inspissate, jell, jellify, jelly, jiggler, jitters, jumpiness, lopper, maelstrom, malaise, melting pot, mixer, moil, nerviness, nervosity, nervousness, paddle, perturb, perturbate, perturbation, restlessness,
- (UK) enPR: chû(r)n, IPA: /tʃɜː(r)n/, SAMPA: /tS3:(r)n/
- (US) IPA: /tʃɚn/, SAMPA: /tS@`n/
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- Rhymes: -ɜː(r)n