mingle

[ ming-guhl ]
/ ˈmɪŋ gəl /

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

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

noun

mingles, two or more single, unrelated adults who live together.
a social event at which people associate, mix, or interact with others: The Chamber of Commerce hosted a mingle for the town's small business owners to kick off their Buy Local campaign.

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Origin of mingle

First recorded in 1425–75; Late Middle English menglen, frequentative of meng(en) “to mix,” Old English mengan; cognate with Dutch, German mengen ) + -(e)len; see origin at -le

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4. See mix.

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British Dictionary definitions for mingle

mingle
/ (ˈmɪŋɡəl) /

verb

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

Derived forms of mingle

mingler, noun

Word Origin for mingle

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