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.

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Beat butter, confectioners’ sugar, vanilla, and salt with an electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy, 1 to 3 minutes. Kate Merker, Country Living, "Chamomile-Mascarpone Tart With Fresh Strawberries," 19 Mar. 2019 To assemble: Use an electric mixer fitted with whisk attachment to whip cream and sugar over low speed about 3 minutes. Gabriella Gershenson, WSJ, "The Greatest New Year’s Menus on the Planet (at Least We Think So)," 26 Dec. 2018 Remove bowl from heat and beat with electric mixer until shiny, thick ribbons form. Florence Steinberger, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Mimouna sweets, a Moroccan tradition, herald the end of Passover," 3 Apr. 2018 With mixer speed on low, add molasses mixture and flour mixture to butter mixture, alternating between the 2 until just combined. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Delicious Dessert Recipes," 2 Dec. 2016 Beat egg whites at high speed with an electric mixer until stiff peaks form. House Beautiful, "Todd English's Surf & Turf Recipe at Kitchen of the Year," 20 July 2012 In a large bowl with electric mixer, beat 1 1/2 cups of the sugar, the oil, butter, lemon peel, vanilla, baking powder, baking soda, and salt until blended. Woman's Day, "Pear Quick Breads," 1 Jan. 2012 Beat dough with an electric mixer fitted with dough hook on low speed, 5 minutes (dough will be sticky). Taylor Murray, Country Living, "Rooibos-Blueberry-Glazed Donut Holes," 19 Mar. 2019 Meanwhile, in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the whisk attachment, whisk egg whites, vanilla, and salt until stiff peaks form, 1 to 2 minutes. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Divinity Candy," 7 Mar. 2019

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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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