Definition of mixed messages/signals
- I don't know if he likes me; he keeps giving me mixed messages.
- She's sending mixed signals about her feelings.
: combining characteristics of more than one kind
: made up of or involving individuals or items of more than one kind: such as
: made up of or involving persons differing in race, national origin, religion, or class
: a communication in writing, in speech, or by signals
: a messenger's mission
: an underlying theme or idea
: to send as a message or by messenger
: to send a message to
: to communicate by message
: sign, indication
: an act, event, or watchword that has been agreed on as the occasion of concerted action
: something that incites to action
: to notify by a signal
: to communicate or indicate by or as if by signals
: to constitute a characteristic feature of (a meaningful linguistic form)
: distinguished from the ordinary : notable
What made you want to look up mixed messages/signals? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).