a good/bad mixer
a bad mixer
1. Someone who is not able to converse easily or pleasantly with other people in a social setting or event. I was worried about bringing my girlfriend out to the party—she's a bad mixer when she's around a lot of people she doesn't know.
2. A non-alcoholic beverage that pairs very poorly with a particular type of alcohol. Let that be a lesson going forward—milk is a really bad mixer with gin.
a good mixer
1. Someone who is able to converse easily and pleasantly with other people in a social setting or event. I was worried about bringing my new girlfriend out to a party with so many people she had never met before, but luckily she's a really good mixer.
2. A non-alcoholic beverage that pairs well with a particular type of alcohol. I turned my nose up when he started pouring tomato juice into the glass, but apparently it's a really good mixer with vodka.
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a good/bad ˈmixera person who finds it easy/difficult to talk to people they do not know, for example at a party: Whoever we appoint for this position will be dealing directly with our clients. We are looking for someone who is friendly, a good mixer, reliable and practical.
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