from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Blended together into one unit or mass; intermingled.
- adj. Composed of a variety of differing, sometimes conflicting entities: viewed the change in management with mixed emotions; a closet full of mixed outfits. See Synonyms at miscellaneous.
- adj. Made up of people of different sex, race, or social class.
- adj. Descended from two or more races or breeds.
- adj. Crossbred.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of mix.
- adj. Having two or more separate aspects.
- adj. Not completely pure, tainted or adulterated.
- adj. Including both male(s) and female(s).
- adj. Stemming from two or more races or breeds
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Formed by mixing; united; mingled; blended. See mix, v. t. & i.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Consisting of different elements or parts; mingled: as, a mixed feeling of pleasure and grief.
- Promiscuous; indiscriminate; not comprised in one class or kind.
- Confused; befogged mentally. [Colloq.] Also spelled mixt.
- plural In metaphysics See mode.
- Filthy; vile.
- In geology, technically applied to those igneous rocks which under the microscope are found to consist of both crystalline and glassy matter, the two being intimately involved.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. involving or composed of different races
- adj. consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds
From mix, equivalent to mix + -ed. Compare Middle English mixid ("mixed", past participle), Old English miscode ("mixed", preterite). More at mix. (Wiktionary)