When the story of the mixup reached the Mexican media, so did allegations that Claudia had become the new head of Los Antrax.
Owing to a mixup in paperwork, no one told the incoming Obama administration about the gold.
In the mixup my weight struck Bosey and fractured his collar-bone.
I reckon we better not say anything about my mixup with his folks.
No one ever said, and apparently it was a mixup in the orders there, or something of that nature.
Champ, the bull terrier who caused the mixup, was uninjured.
Soon we saw the sulky in front and the one at the old gent's side, together with his own, all in a mixup and turning flipflops.
This seemed to confirm my notion that there was a mixup of identity.
There has been a—mixup, and it is impossible now, Mrs. Cuthbert.
So she told him about Uncle Jabezs mixup with the Tintacker mining properties.
1530s, back-formation from Middle English myxte (early 15c.) "composed of more than one element, of mixed nature," from Anglo-French mixte, from Latin mixtus, past participle of miscere "to mix, mingle, blend; fraternize with; throw into confusion," from PIE *meik- "to mix" (cf. Sanskrit misrah "mixed," Greek misgein, mignynai "to mix, mix up, mingle; to join, bring together; join (battle); make acquainted with," Old Church Slavonic mešo, mesiti "to mix," Russian meshat, Lithuanian maišau "to mix, mingle," Welsh mysgu). Also borrowed in Old English as miscian. Related: Mixed; mixing.
1580s, "act of mixing," from mix (v.).
(often the mix) A mixture; combination of components; medley: most important element in an auto maker's marketing mix/ I enjoy what callers bring into the mix (1959+)
To fight; mix it: Them last two babies mixed many times a month (1921+)