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.
Recent Examples on the Web KitchenAid’s powerful hand mixer works great for any number of baking projects and saves counter space over a standing version. Naveen Kumar, CNN Underscored, "How to make your favorite boardwalk snacks at home," 9 July 2020 Beat the granulated sugar and mayonnaise with an electric mixer until creamy. ExpressNews.com, "Recipe: Plum Upside-Down Cake," 6 July 2020 KitchenAid’s powerful hand mixer works great for any number of baking projects and saves counter space over a standing version. Naveen Kumar, CNN Underscored, "How to make your favorite boardwalk snacks at home," 9 July 2020 Not only that, we were also thoroughly impressed by its quiet motor and durable construction, which means your mixer will likely last a lifetime. Isabelle Kagan, USA TODAY, "The world-famous KitchenAid mixer is down to an incredibly low price," 8 July 2020 In the bowl of a standing electric mixer with a dough hook, combine yeast, sugar and 2 cups warm (100-110 degrees F) water. Beth Segal, cleveland, "Veggies galore: The joy of meatless meals," 23 June 2020 KitchenAid’s powerful hand mixer works great for any number of baking projects and saves counter space over a standing version. Naveen Kumar, CNN Underscored, "How to make your favorite boardwalk snacks at home," 3 July 2020 Whip the cream, sugar and salt with a hand or stand mixer until soft peaks form. Stir the coffee mixture and coffee liqueur, if using, into the melted chocolate. Paul Stephen, ExpressNews.com, "Recipe: Chocolate Coffee Icebox Pie," 1 July 2020 But now the virus has thrown that assumption into a cement mixer. The Economist, "Commercial property investment Investors’ love affair with commercial property is being tested," 27 June 2020

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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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31 Jul 2020

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“Mixer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mixer. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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mixer

noun
How to pronounce mixer (audio)

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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