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A person who engages easily with others at social functions:‘she played hostess, matchmaker and chief mingler’
outgoing person, sociable person, life and soul of the party, socializer, mixer, mingler, social butterfly, socialite, party animalView synonyms
- ‘I had a couple of interesting conversations though I'm not much of a mingler.’
- ‘Were he younger and more of a mingler, Kroll would take to the poetry circuit.’
- ‘The key to innovation in a large organisation appears to be to have a small team, who are good minglers and storytellers.’
- ‘Vincent told me that good writers are lousy minglers.’
- ‘The close quarters of dayroom and dormitory living had socialized him, made him a good mingler.’
- ‘I'm not much of a mingler, which drove Rolf crazy, since he is perhaps the greatest mingler on the planet.’
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