hand mixer


plural hand mixers
: a hand-held electric mixer with usually two removable metal beaters (see beater sense 1b)
Use an electric hand mixer to beat the egg whites.
hand mixers can save more storage space than stand mixers. If you're not a frequent cook and only break out the mixer during the holidays, hand mixers are a solid option.Justin Redman
compare stand mixer

Examples of hand mixer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There’s also a KitchenAid hand mixer marked down to just $45, a Breville espresso machine for $190 less, and $20 off the highly coveted Ninja Creami, which hardly ever goes on sale. Clara McMahon, Peoplemag, 4 May 2024 Some people like to take out a hand mixer and quickly whip the ingredients together. Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 8 Apr. 2024 Don’t miss out on small appliances like this KitchenAid hand mixer equipped with five speeds, and this slim Keurig coffee maker, which more than 40,000 shoppers have picked up in the past month. Amy Schulman, Peoplemag, 30 Mar. 2024 The second important step to perfect brownies is aerating the eggs when adding them to the butter and sugar using a hand mixer or stand mixer. Abigail Abesamis Demarest, Forbes, 12 Feb. 2024 Step 2: Beat Snow Cream Ingredients Use a hand mixer to beat the snow cream until the mixture comes together. Sheena Chihak, Better Homes & Gardens, 12 Jan. 2024 The lab in Cambridge has dozens of robots working away on chores including peeling vegetables, using hand mixers, preparing snacks, and flipping pancakes. Will Knight, WIRED, 11 Jan. 2024 Add fat-free milk and olive oil to potatoes and mix with a hand mixer. Bethany Thayer, Detroit Free Press, 13 Jan. 2024 KitchenAid fans can get the brand’s signature stand mixer for $100 off right now or the cordless hand mixer for $90. Megan Schaltegger, Peoplemag, 24 Nov. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1947, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hand mixer was in 1947

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“Hand mixer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hand%20mixer. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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