mixer

noun
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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Deep shelves are useful for storing serving dishes or bought-in-bulk packages, and taller shelves will fit countertop appliances like your juicer and mixer. Jessica Dailey, Good Housekeeping, "Pantry," 11 Feb. 2019 Styles run from Gregorian chants to live bands using amplifiers, sound mixers and theatrical-lighting systems. Esther Fung, WSJ, "Why Are People Wearing Earplugs in Church? Hint: It’s Not the Sermon," 25 Jan. 2019 Transfer to mixer and whisk on medium-high speed until stiff, glossy peaks form. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Eggnog Mousse Snowmen," 29 Nov. 2018 In large bowl, with mixer on high speed, beat eggs until blended. Susan Westmoreland, Good Housekeeping, "Sweet Valentine's Day Brownies That Are Seriously Easy to Make," 25 Jan. 2019 Place meringue powder and water in the bowl of a standing mixer and swirl them together. Alison Roman, The Seattle Times, "‘We are all connected by cookies’: A tribe with a bond stronger than royal icing," 12 Dec. 2018 Pass through the meat-grinder attachment of a stand mixer or chop finely. Kathleen Squires, WSJ, "What Your Holiday Table Has Been Missing," 12 Dec. 2018 In the bowl of a stand mixer, whisk together egg whites, sugar, and salt until just combined. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "S'mores Ice Cream Pie," 11 June 2018 In the bowl of a stand mixer, whisk together 4 egg whites, ¼ teaspoon salt and 14 tablespoons (1 cup minus 2 tablespoons) sugar. Leah Eskin, chicagotribune.com, "Lemon meringue tart has everything — even whipped cream," 20 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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