Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.
The thesaurus of synonyms and related words is fully integrated into the dictionary entries. Click on the T button in an entry to review the synonyms and related words for that meaning.
Alcohol and drugs are a deadly mix.
a silk-and-angora-mix sweater
He has just the right mix of youth and experience.
The town has an odd mix of old and new buildings.
There was a good mix of people at the party.
The US has a far greater ethnic mix than Britain.
Add the water and give it a good mix.
a cake mix
This is the British English definition of mix. View American English definition of mix.
Change your default dictionary and thesaurus to American English.
View the pronunciation for mix.
a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job
a horn that is blown during some Jewish religious festivals
an expandable stick which you attach to a mobile phone or camera to help you take a selfie …
A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.
Definition of mix from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.