mix·​er ˈmik-sər How to pronounce mixer (audio)
plural mixers
: one that mixes: such as
: one whose work is mixing the ingredients of a product
: one who balances and controls the dialogue, music, and sound effects to be recorded for or with a motion picture or television
: a container, device, or machine for mixing
a cement mixer
Combine the flour and sugar with an electric mixer.
see also hand mixer, stand mixer
: 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
: one that mixes with others: such as
: a person considered in regard to casual sociability
was shy and a poor mixer
: 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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Word History

First Known Use

1598, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of mixer was in 1598

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Cite this Entry

“Mixer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mixer. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition


mix·​er ˈmik-sər How to pronounce mixer (audio)
: one that mixes
especially : a device or machine for mixing
: a party to give members of a group an opportunity to get acquainted

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