Bad mixers - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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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—he's a bad mixer when she's around a lot people she doesn't know.
2. A non-alcoholic beverage that pairs well with a particular type of alcohol. Let that be a lesson going forward—milk is a terrible mixer with gin.
a good/bad ˈmixer a 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.
References in periodicals archive
Don't ruin good tequila with bad mixers
. The mixer is just as important as the tequila in cocktails--especially the Margarita, Brooks said.