Meaning of MIXED in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ mɪkst ]

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.


If you have mixed feelings about something or someone, you feel uncertain about them because you can see both good and bad points about them.

I came home from the meeting with mixed feelings...

There has been a very mixed reaction to the decision.

ADJ : usu ADJ n


A mixed group of people consists of people of many different types.

I found a very mixed group of individuals some of whom I could relate to and others with whom I had very little in common...



Mixed is used to describe something that involves people from two or more different races.

...a woman of mixed race...

She had attended a racially mixed school.

ADJ : usu ADJ n


Mixed education or accommodation is intended for both males and females.

Girls who have always been at a mixed school know how to stand up for themselves...

ADJ : usu ADJ n


Mixed is used to describe something which includes or consists of different things of the same general kind.

...a small mixed salad...

...a teaspoon of mixed herbs.



a mixed blessing: see blessing

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