[ ming-guhl ]
/ ˈmɪŋ gəl /

verb (used without object), min·gled, min·gling.

verb (used with object), min·gled, min·gling.


mingles, two or more single, unrelated adults who live together.

Origin of mingle

1425–75; late Middle English menglen, equivalent to meng(en) to mix (Old English mengan; cognate with Dutch, German mengen) + -(e)len -le
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/ (ˈmɪŋɡəl) /


to mix or cause to mix
(intr often foll by with) to come into close association

Derived Formsmingler, noun

Word Origin for mingle

C15: from Old English mengan to mix; related to Middle Dutch mengen, Old Frisian mengja
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