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mixer

noun (SOCIALIZE)    /ˈmɪk.sər/ US  /-sɚ/
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.FriendlyNot being friendlyNot saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviour 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.Informal words for parties
(Definition of mixer noun (SOCIALIZE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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