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Definition of "mixed" []

  • Blended together into one unit or mass; intermingled. (adjective)
  • Composed of a variety of differing, sometimes conflicting entities: viewed the change in management with mixed emotions; a closet full of mixed outfits. See Synonyms at miscellaneous. (adjective)
  • Made up of people of different sex, race, or social class. (adjective)
  • Descended from two or more races or breeds. (adjective)
  • Crossbred. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "mixed" in a sentence
  • "First off, the term mixed extraction is hardly a slur or an uncommon way to describe a person by way of race."
  • "By the term mixed mineral manures is meant a mixture of mineral fertilisers, not including phosphates."
  • "The term mixed-mode is commonly used to describe a blend of face to face and distance education that does not necessarily have a high technology component."