mixer

noun mix·er \ ˈmik-sər \
Updated on: 17 May 2018

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

  1. Orange juice is her favorite mixer.

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First Known Use of mixer

1598

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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MIXER Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of mixer for English Language Learners

  • : 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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