verb (used without object), min·gled, min·gling.
verb (used with object), min·gled, min·gling.
- ming tree,
- mingus, charles,
Origin of mingle
Examples from the Web for mingle
The 420-friendly site, “built by stoners for stoners,” allows you to mingle and jingle with—well, you get it.
It was notable Wednesday that the cameraman and photographers were allowed to mingle somewhat freely with the playgroup.
Research suggests forcing coworkers to mingle can be damaging for relationships between diverse members of staff.
The appeal: they are “judgment-free zones where the like-minded can mingle freely and furtively.”‘Star Trek’ Dating Websites Cater to Trekkies Looking for Love|Kevin Fallon|May 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Celebrities like Paris Hilton and an incognito Selena Gomez mingle in the elevated VIP area by the main stage.
The angel in thee and rejects the sprites That ineffectual crowd about his strength, And mingle with his work and claim a share!The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846|Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett
If a woman may mingle wisely with post-graduates, why not with under—but no.From the Easy Chair, series 3|George William Curtis
Then the brook can carry away the dish-water without having it seep into the ground and find its way to mingle with the pool.Girl Scouts at Dandelion Camp|Lillian Elizabeth Roy
For they apprehended it to be a thing of a turbulent nature to mingle in a crowd as soon as they rose from bed.Concord Days|A. Bronson Alcott
In the new plan they were to mingle freely with the people, calling themselves brothers, or friars.Tuscan Sculpture of the Fifteenth Century|Estelle M. Hurll
Word Origin for mingle
mid-15c., "to bring together," frequentative of Middle English myngen "to mix," from Old English mengan (related to second element in among), from Proto-Germanic *mangjan "to knead together" (cf. Old Saxon mengian, Old Norse menga, Old Frisian mendza, German mengen), from PIE *mag- "to knead, fashion, fit" (see macerate). The formation may have been suggested by cognate Middle Dutch mengelen. Of persons, "to join with others, be sociable" (intransitive), from c.1600. Related: Mingled; mingling.