blend·​er ˈblen-dər How to pronounce blender (audio)
: one that blends
especially : an electric appliance for grinding or mixing
a food blender

Examples of blender in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Make the crepe batter: In a blender, combine the milk, water, sugar, and salt, and blend until smooth. Julia Levy, Southern Living, 8 Apr. 2024 The sauce comes together quickly in a blender, making this an excellent weeknight meal. Anna Luisa Rodriguez, Washington Post, 3 Apr. 2024 Lemongrass and galangal are woody things and don’t break down easily in a blender. Diep Tran, Los Angeles Times, 1 Apr. 2024 While pasta cooks, process greens and garlic, olive oil, lemon zest and salt in a blender until smooth and bright green, 1 to 2 minutes. Sabrina Weiss, Peoplemag, 15 Mar. 2024 What’s the difference between a baby food maker, a food processor, and a blender? Laura Denby, Parents, 29 Feb. 2024 The remodel kept some fun original amenities intact, such as indoor grill and blender station. David Caraccio, Sacramento Bee, 17 Feb. 2024 Nutribullet Pro 900 This compact and optimized 900-watt personal blender comes in an array of colors, including exclusive matte editions, only available through the Nutribullet website. Anna Tingley, Variety, 22 Mar. 2024 While that cools, transfer the corn kernels to a blender and blend them into a coarse puree, scraping down the side of the blender as needed; set aside. 4. Christina Morales, San Diego Union-Tribune, 20 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1611, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of blender was circa 1611

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Cite this Entry

“Blender.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition


blend·​er ˈblen-dər How to pronounce blender (audio)
: a person or thing that blends
especially : an electric appliance with blades for chopping or mixing food

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