mingling mingling  /ˈmɪŋ ɡə lɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the action of people mingling and coming into contact

Usage(s):

  1. The week concluded with a particularly pleasant chore: mingling amiably with the 3,500 en- tering freshmen at Liberty University, his proudest creation.
  2. Farm families and people working in live markets then began mingling with the critters.
  3. Now plans are under way to move the women's classes to a separate building, to eliminate altogether the possibility of illicit mingling.

News

  1. Animals evacuated from forest fires come to Elbert Fairgrounds

    Hundreds of farm and domestic animals are mingling at the Elbert County Fairgrounds, some brought by displaced owners and others rounded up by kind-hearted volunteers with trailers.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Denver Post

  2. Rosario Dawson Debuts a Dramatic New 'Do!

    Rosario Dawson debuted a dramatic new haircut when she stepped out at the Samsung Hope For Children gala in NYC last night. She showed off her new half-shaved head while mingling on the blue carpet with celebrities and chatting with Robin Thicke inside the bash. The haircut is reminiscent of Jennifer Aniston 's 2013 Guys Choice hairstyle , which she achieved with a french braid on the side of ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PopSugar

  3. Ralph Hall Lets His Hair Down

    It's not every day you spot a lifelong conservative mingling with the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender crowd. But, as we've learned here at HOH, magic happens within these walls on a regular basis.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CQ Politics

Quotes

  1. "White people, wake up before it is too late," one Smith campaign ad said. "Do you want Negroes working beside you, your wife and your daughters in your mills and factories? Frank Graham favors mingling of the races."
    on Jul 14, 2008 By: Willis Smith Source: Louisiana Weekly

  2. "The sublimely pleasurable taste of bacon:was further enhanced by its mingling with the barbeque sauce, greedily licked off as it dripped down my teenage fingers," Padma wrote in her 2007 cookbook, Tangy, Tart, Hot and Sweet, about devouring her...
    on Mar 25, 2009 By: Padma Lakshmi Source: E! Online

  3. "We'd always have to grab him by the neck and put him on the bus, otherwise we would've been sitting there for three years (talking to people)," said George Reed, the Riders' legendary fullback. "He had that way of really mingling with the...
    on Sep 18, 2008 By: George Reed Source: CJCL

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