adjective \ˈmikst\

: made of different kinds of things mixed together or combined

: including or involving people of different races or religions

: including or involving people of both sexes

Full Definition of MIXED

:  combining characteristics of more than one kind; specifically :  combining features of two or more systems of government <a mixed constitution>
:  made up of or involving individuals or items of more than one kind: as
a :  made up of or involving persons differing in race, national origin, religion, or class
b :  made up of or involving individuals of both sexes <mixed company>
:  including or accompanied by inconsistent, incompatible, or contrary elements <mixed emotions> <received mixed reviews> <a mixed blessing>
:  deriving from two or more races or breeds <a stallion of mixed blood>

Examples of MIXED

  1. a can of mixed nuts
  2. We ate salads of mixed greens.
  3. They live in a mixed neighborhood.
  4. She's of mixed African and European ancestry.
  5. people of mixed racial origin
  6. His decision got a mixed reaction from the family.
  7. The experiment got mixed results.

Origin of MIXED

Middle English mixte
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with MIXED


adjective \ˈmikst\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MIXED

: combining features or exhibiting symptoms of more than one condition or disease <a mixed tumor>
: producing more than one kind of secretion <mixed salivary glands>


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