- a commercial preparation in which the principal ingredients have already been mixed for easy use: a novice cook's reliance on ready-mixes.
- Also read·y-mixed. being a ready-mix; consisting of ingredients that are already mixed: ready-mix pancakes.
Origin of ready-mix
First recorded in 1945–50
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- (modifier) consisting of ingredients blended in advance, esp of food that is ready to cook or eat after addition of milk or watera ready-mix cake
- concrete that is mixed before or during delivery to a building site