mix·​er | \ ˈmik-sər How to pronounce mixer (audio) \

Definition of mixer

1 : one that mixes: such as
a(1) : one whose work is mixing the ingredients of a product
(2) : one who balances and controls the dialogue, music, and sound effects to be recorded for or with a motion picture or television
b : a container, device, or machine for mixing
c : a game, stunt, or dance used at a get-together to give members of the group an opportunity to meet one another in a friendly and informal atmosphere also : the get-together itself
2 : one that mixes with others: such as
a : a person considered in regard to casual sociability was shy and a poor mixer
b : a nonalcoholic beverage (such as ginger ale) used in a mixed drink

Examples of mixer in a Sentence

Orange juice is her favorite mixer.

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Bring the bubble Dry sparkling wines can make for elegant mixers, stretching a drink base and adding that fizzy texture to the layers of flavor. M. Carrie Allan, Washington Post, "Beyond frosé: How to make rosé shine in inventive, breezy summer cocktails," 8 July 2019 In an electric mixer on low speed, mix the butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar for 1 to 2 minutes until the mixture looks like wet sand. 6. Lisa Yockelson, BostonGlobe.com, "Recipe: Stir peanut-butter cups into blondies for every favorite childhood taste in spades," 17 June 2019 In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat granulated sugar and butter on medium-high speed until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Desert Bloom Cupcakes," 15 Feb. 2019 Women in leadership: Second annual Celebrate Women in Leadership networking mixer, sponsored by the Alameda County Commission on the Status of Women. SFChronicle.com, "Bay Area political events: Antiwar rally, Democratic debate watch parties," 25 June 2019 The product even comes with a cool mixer attachment to stir the coffee. Lisa Zwirn, BostonGlobe.com, "Brew an easier cold brew," 24 June 2019 Slate Digital is known for its plug-ins that producers, mixers, and engineers use when making music, which includes everything from virtual drum kits to tube amp emulators. Dani Deahl, The Verge, "Slate Digital’s new music software subscription service includes all its plug-ins and an online school," 23 June 2019 One of my favorite mixers ever... — SKYLAR (@skylar__spence) June 20, 2019 Totally devastated by the loss of my friend Phillipe Zdar. Kat Bein, Billboard, "Cassius' Philippe Zdar Remembered By Calvin Harris, DJ Snake, Ed Banger & More," 20 June 2019 Beyond the health risks, the booze that flows freely at fraternity parties or holiday mixers has started to look to some women like a tool of oppression in the age of radical consent. Alex Williams, New York Times, "The New Sobriety," 15 June 2019

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First Known Use of mixer

1598, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of mixer was in 1598

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English Language Learners Definition of mixer

: a machine used for mixing things
: a drink (such as soda) that does not contain alcohol and that is used in an alcoholic mixed drink
: someone who controls the recording of sounds (such as the words and music) that go with a movie or television show

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