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English definition of “mixer”

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.
(Definition of mixer from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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