mixer

noun
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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Amy and Chris first crossed paths at a singles mixer event, even though the two weren’t paired up together. Selena Barrientos, Good Housekeeping, "Everything to Know About 'Little People, Big World' Star Amy Roloff's Boyfriend Chris Marek," 2 Apr. 2019 Sharon Warden, center, wipes down a KitchenAid mixer at the Greenville, Ohio, factory. John D. Stoll, WSJ, "KitchenAid’s Key Ingredient: Investing in Workers. ‘It’s Not a Dead-End Job Anymore.’," 22 Feb. 2019 Ice cold milk is shaken in a martini mixer and strained into the bowl. Hannah Steinkopf-frank, RedEye Chicago, "10 cereal dishes that take childhood favorites out of the breakfast bowl," 6 July 2018 Using a hand mixer (or a fork), smash and whip the avocado until smooth and creamy, sifting in the cacao powder in thirds. Julia Sherman, New York Times, "A Cookbook of Artists’ Creative Summer Desserts," 22 June 2018 Let come to room temperature, then beat with paddle attachment in stand mixer until smooth. Claire Saffitz, Bon Appetit, "Lemon and Raspberry Wedding Cake with Vanilla Buttercream," 21 May 2018 Calla Lily Cookies 3 large eggs ¾ cup sugar ½ teaspoon baking powder 1 drop vanilla ¾ cup unbleached flour Whipped cream or non dairy topping Pineapple spears Beat together eggs and sugar with a mixer at medium-high speed until blended. Judy Buchenot, Naperville Sun, "Suburban Cooks: Remembering mom through recipes, traditions and food stories," 9 Apr. 2018 Very gradually beat in sugar, about 1 tablespoon at a time, until the mixture forms shiny, nearly stiff peaks, about 4 minutes depending on the power of your mixer. Jeanmarie Brownson, chicagotribune.com, "When Eton mess gives you extra yolks, whip them up into ice cream," 10 July 2018 The classic kitchen tool looks great in any color, and now the cookware company is giving us more ways than ever to customize our beloved mixers. Southern Living, "We're Totally Obsessed with KitchenAid's Newest Release," 26 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of mixer

1598, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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mixer

noun

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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