- To mingle is defined as to mix together, or participate with others at a party or social event.
- When a bunch of voices all mix together to become a general hum of conversation, this is an example of a situation where the voices mingle.
- When you move about a party and talk to different people, this is an example of a situation where you mingle.
- to bring or mix together; combine; blend
- Now Rare to make by mixing ingredients; compound
Origin: Middle English mengelen, frequentative of mengen from Old English mengan, to mix, akin to German mengen from Indo-European base an unverified form menk-, to knead from source Glassical Greek massein
- to be or become mixed, blended, etc.
- to join, unite, associate, or take part with others
- mingler noun
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verb min·gled, min·gling, min·gles verb, transitive
- To mix or bring together in combination, usually without loss of individual characteristics. See Synonyms at mix.
- To mix so that the components become united; merge.
- To be or become mixed or united.
- To join or take part with others: The faculty mingled with the trustees.
Origin: Middle English menglen, frequentative of mengen, to mix, from Old English mengan; see mag- in Indo-European roots.
- minˈgler noun