Mingle Definition

mingled, mingles, mingling
mingled, mingles, mingling
To bring or mix together; combine; blend.
Webster's New World
To be or become mixed, blended, etc.
Webster's New World
To make by mixing ingredients; compound.
Webster's New World
To join, unite, associate, or take part with others; specif., to interact with others at a party or other social gathering.
Webster's New World

To mix; intermix; to combine or join, as an individual or part, with other parts, but commonly so as to be distinguishable in the product; to confuse; to confound.

Across the city yesterday, there was a feeling of bittersweet reunion as streams of humanity converged and mingled at dozens of memorial services. "” New York Times.

(obsolete) A mixture.


Origin of Mingle

  • From earlier mingil, mengle, from Middle English *mengelen, equivalent to ming +"Ž -le. Cognate with Dutch mengelen (“to mingle, mix"), German menglen (“to mingle, mix"). More at ming.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English menglen frequentative of mengen to mix from Old English mengan mag- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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