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mixer

noun uk   /ˈmɪk.sər/ us    /-sɚ/

mixer noun (MACHINE)

[C] a machine that mixes substances: a cement mixer an electric (food) mixer

mixer noun (DRINK)

[C] a drink that does not contain alcohol and can be mixed with an alcoholic drink, especially a spirit (= strong alcoholic drink): We have ginger ale, tonic water, and various other mixers.

mixer noun (SOCIALIZE)

a good/bad mixer someone who is good/bad at meeting new people and talking to them: You get to know lots of people at college if you're a good mixer. US old-fashioned a party or dance that has been organized so that people in a group can get to know each other: The school always holds a mixer on the second week of the term.
Translations of “mixer”
in Korean 믹서기…
in Arabic خَلاط…
in Portuguese batedeira…
in Catalan batedora…
in Japanese (料理器具の)ミキサー…
in Italian frullatore elettrico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 機器, 攪拌器…
in Russian миксер…
in Turkish karıştırıcı, mikser…
in Chinese (Simplified) 机器, 搅拌器…
in Polish mikser…
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