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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 he 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.
See also: good, mixer

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.
See also: bad, good, mixer
References in classic literature ?
Bunn, as they went away; "but he's a good mixer and never gets cross-grained.
"The lads we brought in are good mixers and the likes of Gabby Agbonlahor and Ciaran Clark are helping that integration."
Good mixers Willie Mullins and Arthur Moore, two names more associated with jumpers, have been making their mark on the Flat this season and are represented by Blue Bullet and Harley's Harley respectively.
* GOOD MIXERS: Geoffrey Wilson (second left) recalls the early days of Readymix Huddersfield Ltd with (left to right) Gerald Hawthornthwaite, Selwyn Rose and Ian Valentine
The ones I have met are all good mixers, they obviously like people and they enjoy talking.
'Also it's important to have good pans, which distribute heat evenly.'She also believes in gadgets, and added, 'As well as good mixers and blenders, there are a lot of gadgets which can make life a lot easier.
Campanulas are good mixers. They will fit into every garden.
Editors can make good mixers, and mixers can be good editors.
Good mixers Try mixing shapes and colours in your border and leave everything to grow and get jumbled together.
The trainer was mobbed by the winning owners, The Good Mixers, which involves half a dozen families who have tasted success with the West Ilsley handler separately with the likes of Rebecca Romero and Percy Jackson.
Not all plants, however, are good mixers in containers.
Ruby Hammer, co-creator of Ruby & Millie, believes that in the multi- textural world of make-up, sheer products offer next-to-nothing coverage and never make good mixers: `They look great on bare skin, but if you use foundation, you should pick powder bronzers instead.
For while some students are good mixers and show respect to those who have lived there longer, the reality is that our homes are not our own any more.
Having purged his squad of potentially disruptive elements in the form of Steve McManaman, Andy Cole and Graeme Le Saux, Eriksson will be aware that neither Sheringham nor Fowler have always been good mixers.