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Definition for mixup (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), mixed or mixt, mix·ing.
- to combine, blend, edit, etc. (the various components of a soundtrack): to mix dialogue and sound effects.
- to complete the mixing process on (a film, soundtrack, etc.): an important movie that took months to mix.
verb (used without object), mixed or mixt, mix·ing.
- to confuse completely, especially to mistake one person or thing for another: The teacher was always mixing up the twins.
- to involve or entangle.
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Example sentences from the Web for mixup
When the story of the mixup reached the Mexican media, so did allegations that Claudia had become the new head of Los Antrax.Is Mexico's Kim Kardashian-Lookalike Assassin for Real?|Michael Daly|June 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Owing to a mixup in paperwork, no one told the incoming Obama administration about the gold.
This seemed to confirm my notion that there was a mixup of identity.
We expect to stay here two or three weeks, and we don't want to get into any mixup.Boy Scouts on the Great Divide|Archibald Lee Fletcher
In the mixup my weight struck Bosey and fractured his collar-bone.
"Jimmie will come out of any mixup with his fists doubled up," was Jack's almost laughing comment.Boy Scouts Mysterious Signal|G. Harvey Ralphson
I reckon we better not say anything about my mixup with his folks.Crooked Trails and Straight|William MacLeod Raine
British Dictionary definitions for mixup (1 of 2)
- (in sound recording) to balance and adjust (the recorded tracks) on a multitrack tape machine
- (in live performance) to balance and adjust (the output levels from microphones and pick-ups)
- to cause mischief or trouble, often for a person namedshe tried to mix it for John
- to fight