Simple Definition of mingle
: to combine or bring together two or more things
: to move around during a party, meeting, etc., and talk informally with different people
Full Definition of mingle
min·gledmin·gling play \-g(ə-)liŋ\
1 : to bring or mix together or with something else usually without fundamental loss of identity : intermix
2 archaic : to prepare by mixing : concoct
1 : to become mingled
2 a : to come into contact : associate b : to move about (as in a group) <mingled with the guests>
Examples of mingle
The story mingles fact and fiction.
Several flavors mingle in the stew.
It's a story in which fact mingles with fiction.
The host was too busy to mingle during the party.
Origin of mingle
Middle English menglen, frequentative of mengen to mix, from Old English mengan; akin to Middle High German mengen to mix, Greek massein to knead
First Known Use: 15th century
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