mix-up

noun
\ ˈmiks-ˌəp How to pronounce mix-up (audio) \

Definition of mix-up

1 : a state or instance of confusion
2 : mixture

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foul-up

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First Known Use of mix-up

1841, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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mix-up

noun

English Language Learners Definition of mix-up

: a mistake caused by confusion about something

mix-up

noun
\ ˈmiks-ˌəp\

Kids Definition of mix-up

: an instance of confusion There was a mix-up about the date.

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