mix·er | \ ˈmik-sər \

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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When The Violet Hour sets up shop, the famed cocktail bar will go dry: the bar will collaborate with a local flower shop to create a non-alcoholic punch made with The Violet Hour’s TVH+ line of cocktail mixers. Adam Lukach, RedEye Chicago, "Market pop-up series coming to Big Star patio will feature Dove's, Publican Anker, Violet Hour," 26 June 2018 Devon Patterson’s furnished apartment in a luxury Manhattan building came with mid-20th-century furniture, champagne flutes and a cocktail mixer along with dishes, sheets, towels and cable television. Josh Barbanel, WSJ, "Demand Rises for Furnished Rental Apartments," 26 June 2018 NORTH COUNTY Networking at brewery The San Diego Coastal Chamber of Commerce hosts a networking mixer from 5-7 p.m. July 10 at Rock Bottom Brewery, 8980 Villa La Jolla Drive, La Jolla. Laura Groch, sandiegouniontribune.com, "North County Business Briefs, June 21," 21 June 2018 And for non-US players, the atmosphere generated by a raucous and patriotic New York crowd has been more akin to a bear pit than a cultured country club mixer. Rob Hodgetts, CNN, "US Open 2018: Feisty fans add to emotional roller coaster of Shinnecock," 12 June 2018 Remove from heat and attach the bowl to the stand mixer. Nik Sharma, SFChronicle.com, "A Brown Kitchen: Mango layer cake for a fresh summer treat," 11 July 2018 The week-long corporate mixer, punctuated by lectures from royalty, politicians and professional athletes, is organized by the investment bank Allen & Co. and is aimed at stoking future mergers and the advisory fees that go with them. NBC News, "Wine and Wimbledon: The personal touch in courting corporate mergers," 10 July 2018 While the cake bakes, make glaze by using an electric hand mixer to combine the powdered sugar, vanilla, lemon juice, and 7-Up. Philip Potempa, Post-Tribune, "7-Up cake? Bubbly history of the lemon-lime soda includes popular retro recipes," 6 July 2018 Eleven KitchenAid stand mixer models are on sale for as low as $264 right now — that's 55% off the original price of the coveted baking appliance. Lindsey Murray, Good Housekeeping, "KitchenAid Mixers Are 55% Off at Williams-Sonoma for the 4th of July," 27 June 2018

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First Known Use of mixer

1598, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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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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