Meaning of MIXED in English



Pronunciation: ' mikst

Function: adjective

Etymology: Middle English mixte

Date: 15th century

1 : combining characteristics of more than one kind specifically : combining features of two or more systems of government <a mixed constitution>

2 : made up of or involving individuals or items of more than one kind: as a : made up of or involving persons differing in race, national origin, religion, or class b : made up of or involving individuals of both sexes < mixed company> <a mixed school>

3 : including or accompanied by inconsistent, incompatible, or contrary elements < mixed emotions> <received mixed reviews> <a mixed blessing>

4 : deriving from two or more races or breeds <a stallion of mixed blood>

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.