blend·​er | \ ˈblen-dər How to pronounce blender (audio) \

Definition of blender

: 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 Put the beer mixture in a blender with the egg yolks and blend on high for 3 minutes. Karen Elizabeth Watts, Dallas News, "How to create a ‘frycuterie’ board with 6 creative dips for your Super Bowl party," 28 Jan. 2020 This can be made by hand with a mixing bowl; add the butter and quickly combine into the flour using fingers or two forks or a pastry blender. 1. Kim Sunée, Anchorage Daily News, "These pies are a handy way to start the new year," 2 Jan. 2020 Denim jackets were thrown in the blender with V-neck sweaters, and khaki cargo jackets with button-down shirts. Michelle Li, Teen Vogue, "The Five Young Designers From Seoul Fashion Week to Watch," 6 Nov. 2019 Not imitating what has been done in the past but taking those influences and inspirations, putting it in a blender with your own experiences and ideas, mixing on purée and pouring out something unique about this unique place. Los Angeles Times, "Book Club: Conversations with Michael Connelly and Ronan Farrow," 19 Oct. 2019 Once cool enough to handle, peel them, add them to a blender with the lemon juice, honey and oil and blend until smooth. Tara Duggan,, "Recipe: Lentil croquettes from Bar Tartine alumni," 4 Oct. 2019 Buzz half the kernels in a blender with heavy cream. Karoline Boehm Goodnick,, "Recipe: An eggy batter with native corn, cream, and cornmeal turns into a savory summer custard," 13 Aug. 2019 Transfer ingredients to a blender with cilantro and tomatoes. Kitty Greenwald, WSJ, "These Quesadillas Are Easy to Make, Easy to Love," 28 Sep. 2018 Shoppers may also find a more limited selection of mixers and blenders in store aisles, but a wider selection of cosmetics as the retailer pares some categories of merchandise and boosts others. Charisse Jones, USA TODAY, "Macy's store closings just one part of plan: New shops are opening and online gets upgrade," 5 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of blender

circa 1611, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of blender was circa 1611

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22 Feb 2020

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“Blender.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of blender

: an electric kitchen machine that is used to cut food and ice into very small pieces and to make soft foods (such as fruits) into a liquid


blend·​er | \ ˈblen-dər How to pronounce blender (audio) \

Kids Definition of blender

: an appliance used to chop, mix, blend, and liquefy

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