Reverse Dictionary: MIT – MN


MITE – nouns
– YAN a small object or creature; a mite …1825 Sc.
 
MITIGATE – person
– ABATER one who mitigates or moderates …1609 
mitigate – verbs
– BECALM to assuage, to mitigate, to soothe, to tranquillize …1613
– BEET to soothe; to mitigate …Bk1911 Sc.
– DAVE to assuage, to mitigate, to relieve; to soothe …1781 Eng. dial.
– KEEL † to make less violent, eager, or ardent; to assuage, to mitigate, to lessen …c1175
– LEATH † to mitigate, to soften, to relax …c1200 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– LENIFY † to alleviate, to mitigate …1574
– MEASE to soothe, to mitigate, to calm …1678 Sc.
– PALE †* to alleviate the symptoms of a disease without curing it; to relieve superficially or temporarily; to mitigate the sufferings of; to ease …c1400
– PALLIFY † to alleviate the symptoms of a disease without curing it; to relieve superficially or temporarily; to mitigate the sufferings of; to ease, to alleviate …1544
– QUEME to satisfy, to appease, to mitigate …c1250
– SALVE † to soothe, to mitigate, to assuage …1577
– TRANQUILLITATE †* to render tranquil, to calm, to soothe, to mitigate, to alleviate …1657
 
MITIGATED – adjectives
– PALLIATE † cloaked, covered, concealed; mitigated …a1548
– PALLIATED † covered over, concealed; mitigated, extenuated …1612
 
MITIGATING – adjectives
– DELENIFICAL †* soothing, pacifying, mitigating; making gentle; assuaging pain …1656
 
MITIGATION – nouns
– LENITION †* an assuaging, a mitigation, alleviation …1541
 
MITTEN – nouns
– HAND SOCK a glove or mitten …1958 Amer. dial.
– HAND-STOCKING a mitten …1865 Eng. dial.
 
MIX – nouns
– JUMMIX a jumble, mix; disorder …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
mix – verbs  (includes MIX UP)
– BOLLIX to throw into disorder or confusion; to mix up …1937 Amer. dial.
– BULLOX to throw into disorder or confusion; to mix up; to mess or disarrange things …1949 Amer. dial.
– CAIR to toss backwards and forwards; to mix up; to handle overmuch, to stir about …Bk1898 Sc.
– FANGLE to tangle, to ravel, to mix up …1826 Sc.
– FERHOONSE to botch; to mix up, to disarrange …1950 Amer. dial.
– GAR to jumble, to mix or mess up by stirring, etc. …1866 Sc.
– HATTER to mix or confuse things; to throw into disorder; to entangle, to knot …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– IMMIX to mix in with something else; to mix intimately, to mix up …1432-50
– IMMIXT †* to mix in with something else; to mix intimately; to mix up …1432-50
– JAAMBLE to jumble; to shake; to mix by agitation …1790 Sc.
– JABBLE to shake or mix up together; to shake up or agitate a liquid …1760 Sc. & Amer. dial.
– MABBLE to confuse, mix, throw into disorder …1821 Eng. dial.
– MALLOCK to mix together …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MANANGLE to mangle; to mix in a wild and confused manner …1790 Eng. dial.
– MANG to mix together; to mess about; to touch with the hand; generally of food …1829 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– MANGHANGLE to mangle; to mix in a wild and confused manner …1790 Eng. dial.
– MASH † to mix, to mingle …a1591
– MEDLEY to mix, to mingle …1861 Eng. dial.
– MEESCHLE to mix; to throw into confusion …Bl1905 Sc.
– MELL to mix; to mingle …1787 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– MENG to mix, to mingle, to blend …1677 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– MENYIE to crowd, to mix confusedly …Bk1905 Sc.
– MING to mix, to mingle; to knead or mix the ingredients of bread …1840 Sc. & Eng. dial. 
– MING A MANG to mix up together …1881 Sc.  
– MINGLE-MANGLE to confuse; to make a medley of; to mix up; to jumble together …1549
– MINGSE to mix, to mingle …1897 Sc.  
– MOMMICK to mix up; to make a mess of …1903 Amer. dial.
– MOMMIX to mix, to confuse …1906 Amer. dial.
– TAISLE to entangle, to twist inextricably; to mix up, to put or get into disorder …1866 Sc.
– TEAZLE to entangle, to twist inextricably; to mix up, to put or get into disorder …1866 Sc.
– TEW to stir up; to mix, to blend; to pound; to knead …1641 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 
MIXED, MIXED UP – adjectives
– ALL TO BUGGERY bungled, utterly confused, unsatisfactory, mixed up …1984 UK sl.
– ALL TO COCK bungled, utterly confused, unsatisfactory, mixed up …1948 UK sl.
– ASS-BACKWARDS confused; mixed up …1896
– ASSED UP confused; mixed up; disorderly …1932 Amer. dial.
– BALLED-UP mixed up, in a mess …L19 US sl.
– BE-ADDLED confused, mixed up …1917 Amer. dial.
– BE-ATTLED confused, mixed up …1939 Amer. dial.
– BLOWED confused, mixed up …1970 Amer. dial.
– BOBBERED confused, mixed up …1969 Amer. dial.
– BOLLIXED UP mixed up, confused, disorderly …1937 Amer. dial.
– BOTHERED UP apprehensive; agitated; confused; mixed up …1951 Amer. dial.
– BUMFOODLED confused, mixed up …1966 Amer. dial.
– BUMFOOZLED bewildered, perplexed, confused, disconcerted, mixed up …1912 Amer. dial.
– BUMFUDDLED confused, mixed up …1956 Amer. dial.
– BUMFUZZLED bewildered, perplexed, confused, mixed up …1914 Amer. dial.
– CHOP-SUEY mixed up …1981 US youth jargon
– DINGY foolish, silly, witless, crazy; confused, mixed up …1911 Amer. dial.
– DIRTY mixed with something inferior …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– FARMISHT confused, jumbled, mixed up …1982 Amer. Yiddish
– FERDUTZT bewildered, nonplussed, confused, mixed up …1967 Amer. dial.
– FERSCHIMMELT confused, mixed up …1968 Amer. dial.
– HEAVELLED UP confused, mixed up …1950 Amer. dial.
– IMMISCIBLE that cannot be mixed; incapable of mixture …1671
– IMMIXABLE † incapable of being mixed …1641
– IN A JAMBLE mixed together, confused …1965 Amer. dial.
– JABBLED UP confused, mixed up …1967 Amer. dial.
– MANGED-OOP messed, badly mixed …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MANGHANGLE mixed up; confused …1825 Eng. dial.
– MASLIN † mixed, mingled …1544 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– MELDERED mixed, entangled …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MENT † mixed, mingled …1783 Eng. dial.
– MILLED intoxicated, drunk; mixed up …1843 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– MINGLE-MANGLE irregular, confused, mixed …1577
– MISTEMPERED † badly or unsuitably mixed …1506
– MIXY-MAXY mixed up, confused …1960 Amer. dial.
– MOMMIXED mixed up, in confusion …1895 Amer. dial.
– MONKEYED UP confused, mixed up …1966 Amer. dial.
– MUXY mixed up, messy, sloppy …1893 Amer. dial.
– RACKMEREESLE confused, mixed up, higgledy-piggledy …1825 Sc.
– RAZZLED confused, rattled, mixed up …1969 Amer. dial.
– SHUCKED TOGETHER mixed, shuffled …1959 Amer. dial.
– SKEWGEE disorderly, messy, mixed up, confused …1893 Amer. sl.
– TAZZLED mixed together, confused …1969 Amer. dial.
– THROUGH ANOTHER mixed up together, in disorder; confused, befuddled …1873 Amer. dial.
– UMLE-JUMALD mixed or jumbled together …1861 Eng. dial.
– UP IN A HEAVAL out of order, mixed up …1988 Amer. dial.
 
MIXED RACE – adjectives
– DIPPED mulatto; having some Black heritage …20C US colloq.
– HALF-STRIPE half-breed …1935 Amer. dial.
– MILK-AND-MOLASSES of mixed racial ancestry …1833 US sl.
– PART of mixed race …1995 Fiji
– SALT-AND-PEPPER of a person: of mixed race …1950s US sl.
– TAN pert. to a mulatto …20C US sl.
– YELLER (derogatory) pert. to mulattoes or light-skinned Black people …20C US sl.
– YELLOW having skin of a light yellowish-brown colour; applied to a person of mixed race …1814 Amer. dial.
mixed race – person
– BACKRA PICKNEY a light-skinned mixed-race child …1981 W. Indies
– BANANA a sexually attractive mulatto or light Black woman …Bk1942 US sl.
– BANANA FROM SAVANNAH a female mulatto …Bk1945 jive usage
– BASTAARD, BASTARD a person of mixed race in South Africa …1790 S. Afr.
– BASTER in Sth. Africa & Namibia (formerly South West Africa): a person of mixed descent …1790
– BIRDS-EYE MAPLE an octoroon; the offspring of a quadroon and a White person …Bk1945 criminals’ sl.
– BITSER a person of mixed blood or stock …Bk1988 Aust. sl.
– BLACK-AND-TAN (usually offensive) a person of mixed race, esp. a person of mixed Black and White descent …1868 sl., orig. & chiefly US
– BLACK ANKLE a person of mixed race, usually Black, Indian, and White …1966 Amer. dial.
– BLACK INDIAN a person of African descent living as a member of a North American Indian; now also, a person of mixed African-American and North American Indian descent …1876
– BLACK JOB a Black child born to a White couple; the assumption being that the actual father was a Black servant …1839 UK sl.
– BLACK WATER a person of mixed race, usually Black, Indian, and White …1947 Amer. dial.
– BLACK WATERITE a person of mixed race, usually Black, Indian, and White …1947 Amer. dial.
– BLUE a person of mixed Indian, White, and Black ancestry …1967 Amer. dial.
– BLUE GUM a person of mixed Indian, White, and Black ancestry …1970 Amer. dial.
– BLUE SKIN the child of a Black woman by a White man …Bk1892 W. Indian sl.
– BONE a person of mixed racial heritage …1945 Amer. dial.
– BOOGALEE, BOOGERLEE a person of mixed Black and White ancestry …1966 Amer. dial.
– BRASS ANKLE (often derogatory) a person of racially mixed ancestry (White, Black, and/or Indian) …1930 Amer. dial.
– BREED 1. a person of American Indian and White parentage …1892 Amer. dial.
2. a person of mixed descent …1901
– BROWNIE a dark-skinned mulatto …1945 Amer. dial.
– BUCKHEAD a person of mixed race …1946 Amer. dial.
– CAPE BOY in South Africa: a half-breed resulting from the union of a native Black and a White settler …1896
– CARMEL INDIAN a person of mixed Black, White and Indian ancestry associated with Carmel, Ohio …1963 Amer. dial.
– CARMELITE a person of mixed Black, White and Indian ancestry associated with Carmel, Ohio …1940 Amer. dial.
– CHEESE a light-skinned Black person; a person of mixed blood …1970 Amer. dial.
– DARK-SAMBO a person of mixed race, with one-quarter White to three-quarters Black …1950s W. Indies sl.
– DARWIN BLONDE a mixed-race woman …1940s Aust. sl.
– DIMERY a person of mixed Indian, White, and Black ancestry in southeastern North Carolina, and eastern South Carolina …1950 Amer. dial.
– DOMINICKER a person of mixed race, esp. of Black, Indian and White ancestry …20C W. Indies
– DOMMERNECKER a person of mixed race, esp. of Black, Indian and White ancestry …20C W. Indies
– DUKE’S MIXTURE a person of mixed race …1961 US sl.
– FREE JACK a person of mixed black and white ancestry …1986 Amer. dial.
– GINGERBREAD a person of mixed race …1965 US sl.
– GINGER-BREAD NEGRO a person of mixed race …1912 US sl.
– GINGER-CAKE a person of mixed race …1880 US sl.
– GRIFFANE the offspring of a mulatto and a Black person; a mulatto …1840 Amer. dial.
– GRIFFE the offspring of a full-blooded African and a mulatto; the child of White and Black parents; the offspring of two mulattoes …1780s US Black
– GRIFFIN the offspring of a mulatto and a Black person; a mulatto …1859 Amer. dial.
– HALF-AND-HALF a person of mixed blood …1828 Amer. dial.
– HALF BLOOD the offspring of parents of different races, esp. a child of Native American and Caucasian parentage …1824 Amer. dial.
– HALF-BREED (derogatory) a person of mixed ancestry …18C sl.
– HALF-CHAT a half-caste …1909 UK & Aust. sl.
– ISSUE (usually derogatory) a person of racially mixed ancestry (White, Black, and American Indian) …1908 Amer. dial.
– JACKSON WHITE a person of racially mixed ancestry in northeast New Jersey and adjacent parts of New York; also, a White person living in the mountains of the same region …1878 Amer. dial.
– KELT (derogatory) a very light mulatto …M20 US sl.
– KELTCH (derogatory) a very light mulatto …M20 US sl.
– LEMON (not necessarily derogatory) a light-skinned Black person; a mulatto …1920s US Black sl.
– LIGHT-BROWN a mulatto …E20 US colloq.
– MAGPIE a half-caste …1980s Aust. sl.
– MAHOGANY a mulatto …E20 US sl.
– MAMALUCCO, MAMELUCO a crossbreed between a White and  Brazilian Indian …1863
– MARLBORO BLUE a member of a group of racially mixed people in eastern South Carolina …1945 Amer. dial.
– MESTEE the offspring of a White and a Mulatto parent …L18 W. Indies
– MESTEZ a half-caste …M19 Anglo-Indian
– MESTIZO a person of mixed blood, esp. of Spanish and American Indian ancestry …1712 Amer. dial.
– MESTY a half-caste …M19 Anglo-Indian
– METIS a person of mixed blood, esp. of French and American Indian ancestry …1839 Amer. dial.
– MIX-BREED a person of mixed racial heritage …1965 Amer. dial.
– MIXED-BREED a person of mixed racial heritage …1775 Amer. dial.
– MONGREL  (chiefly derogatory) a person of mixed descent; a person whose parents are of different nationalities; a person whose parents are of differing social status …1542
– MOOLEY a mulatto …2000s US Black sl.
– MORENA a woman with a dark complexion; esp. in South and Central America, a woman of mixed descent or of African origin …1868
– MORENO in South and Central America: a person of African origin, or of mixed descent …1904
– MORISCO * a person who is the child of a White person and a mulatto …1819
– MUSTARD-YELLOW a mulatto …E20 US sl.
– MUSTEE the offspring of a White and a Mulatto parent …L18 W. Indies
– NASSAU a person of mixed Black and Indian ancestry …1987 Amer. dial.
– OCTOON an octoroon …1840
– OCTOROON a person having one-eighth Black blood; the offspring of a quadroon and a White; sometimes used of other mixed races …1861
– OFF-BREED a person of mixed blood …1965 Amer. dial.
– ONE OF THE BLUE SQUADRON a mulatto …L18 sl.
– PAG-FACE a mixed-race person who retains traces of Spanish ancestry and culture …2006 W. Indies & Trinidad 
– POOL a person of racially mixed ancestry …1963 Amer. dial.
– QUADROON the offspring of a mulatto and a White person – a person with one-fourth of Black blood …1707
– QUARTERON the offspring of a mulatto and a White parent …1780s US
– QUINTEROON one who is fifth in descent from a Black person, and has one-sixteenth of Black blood …1797
– QUINTROON one who is fifth in descent from a Black person, and has one-sixteenth of Black blood …1835
– RED BONE a person of mixed race, esp. one believed to be partly American Indian and belonging to a distinct social group in parts of South Carolina, Louisiana, and eastern Texas …1891 Amer. dial.
– RED LEG a member of a racially mixed group of people living in Orangeburg County, South Carolina …1945 Amer. dial.
– RED-NECK a person of mixed race, esp. one believed to be partly American Indian …1963 Amer. dial.
– RED NIGGER (derogatory) a light-skinned Black person; a member of a mixed-race group believed to be partly American Indian in origin …1963 Amer. dial.
– SACATRA a person of seven-eighths Black and one-eighth White blood …1859 US 
– SAMBO 1. the offspring of Black and Indian parents …1748
2. a person who is the child of a mixed-race person and a Black person …1816
– SAMBO BACKRA a person of mixed race, usually three-quarters Black …1958 W. Indies
– SCUFFLETONIAN a person of racially mixed ancestry (Black and White, or Black and American Indian) …c1970 Amer. dial.
– SPOTLIGHT a light-complexioned African-America woman; an American of mixed White and Black ancestry …1940s US Black sl.
– TAN a mulatto …20C US sl.
– TAR-BRUSH, THE a person of mixed race …1859
– TARHEEL a person of mixed blood, part Black …1966 Amer. dial.
– TAWNY-MOOR † a name given to the tawny or brown-skinned natives of foreign lands; probably originally to natives of northern Africa; a mulatto …1603
– TUSH a light-complexioned Black person; a mulatto …1960 Amer. dial. Black usage
– VASELINE BROWN a person of mixed race, usually a woman or girl …1942 US sl.
– YALLER GAL a mixed-race, a half-white, half-Black or Aborigine woman …1834 Aust. & US sl.
– YELLER (derogatory) a light-skinned Black person; a mulatto  …1834 sl.
– YELLER FELLA a male half-caste …1937 Aust. sl.
– YELLER FELLER a mixed-race, half-white, half-Aborigine man …1913 Aust. sl.
– YELLOW (considered offensive outside of Black usage) a Black or mixed-race person having light brown skin; a light-skinned Black person …1873 US
– YELLOW-BELLY (derogatory) a half-caste; a person of mixed Asian and White parentage …1867
– YELLOW-BLACK (derogatory) a mixed race person; a mulatto; a light-skinned Black person …1949 US sl.
– YELLOW BOY a comparatively fair Black man, esp. a mulatto; a mixed race person …1818 US sl.
– YELLOW FELLER a person of mixed Aboriginal and White parentage …1913 Aust. sl.
– YELLOW FELLOW a mixed-race, half-white, half-Aborigine man …1834 Aust. & US sl.
– YELLOW-GAL a female mulatto …Bk1914 Amer. dial.
– YELLOW GIRL a light-skinned Black woman, esp. if sexually attractive; a mixed-race, a half-white, half-Black or Aborigine woman; a female mulatto …1832 sl.
– YELLOWHAMMER a person of mixed race, esp. a woman …c1901 Amer. dial. esp. Black usage
– YELLOW NIGGER (derogatory) a person of mixed race …1843 US sl.
– YELLOW PINE a quadroon or light mulatto …Bk1904 sl.
– YELLOW SNAKE a person of mixed race; a mulatto …1790 W. Indies sl.
– YELLOW STUFF a mulatto …Bk1916 sl.
– YOLA a light-skinned Black female; a mulatto …1942 US Black sl.
– ZAMBO any half-breed, but particularly the offspring of a Black person and an American Indian …1819
– ZEBRA a half-caste …1982 UK Black sl.
mixed race – person, other
– MIXIECRAT a supporter of integration of the races …1958 
mixed race – phrases
– DASH OF THE TAR-BRUSH, A i.e. of Black or Indian blood showing itself in the complexion; having mixed racial heritage …1859
– TOUCH OF THE TAR-BRUSH, A i.e. of Black or Indian blood showing itself in the complexion; having mixed racial heritage …1859
 
MIXING – nouns
– IMMISCIBILITY incapacity of mixing …1807
– IMMIXTION †* the act of mixing in …1653
 
MIXTURE – nouns
– DUKE’S MIXTURE a random mixture or conglomeration of things …1914 US sl.
– FARRAGO a confused group; a medley, a mixture, hotchpotch …1632
– GALIMATIAS a mixture, medley, hodge-podge …1762
– IMMISTION † intimate mixture or mingling …1658
– JAMBALAYA a mixture of heterogeneous elements …1916 Amer. dial.
– MANG a mixture, a muddle, a confusion …1880 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– MANGLE-MASH a mixture …1890 Eng. dial.
– MANGLUMTEW a heterogeneous mixture …BK1905 Sc.
– MASLIN † a mixture, a medley …1574
– MAWKS a mess; a mixture; a state of decay …1887 Eng. dial.
– MEESCHLE a mixture; a state of confusion …Bk1905 Sc.
– MING a mixture …1823 Sc.  
– MINGLE-CUM-PUR a mixture, a medley, a confused mass …1864 Eng. dial.  
– MINGLE-MANGLE a confused mixture; a medley …1874 Eng. dial.  
– MINGLEMENT a mixture of all sorts; a medley …Bk1903 Eng. dial.  
– MINKSTER a mixture …1898 Sc.  
– MIXTERY a mixture …a1883 Amer. dial.
– MIXTRY a mixture …1867 Amer. dial.
– MOX a mess; a mixture; a state of decay …1887 Eng. dial.
– OLIO any mixture of heterogeneous things or elements; a hotchpotch, farrago, medley …1648
– OLLAPOD a hotchpotch; a medley; an incongruous mixture; a mixture of languages …1804
– OLLA PODRIDA a hotchpotch, a medley; a mixture of languages …a1634
– OMNIGATHERUM † omnium gatherum; a gathering of all sorts; a miscellaneous assemblage, collection, or mixture of persons or things; a confused medley  …a1400
– OMNIUM GATHERUM a gathering of all sorts; a miscellaneous assemblage, collection, or mixture of persons or things; a confused medley; disorder …1530
– SAMBLANGE a mixture …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SAUCE-MEDLEY † an incongruous mixture; a concoction …1579
– SILLABUB a mixture, combination …1859
– SYLLABUB a mixture, combination …1859
 
MIX-UP – nouns
– ARSE-UP a mix-up, a foul-up …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– BALLS-UP a real mix-up; a mess, muddle; a chaotic state of affairs; a fiasco, a disaster …1929 sl.
– CALLALLOO a confused set of circumstances; a mix-up …2003 Trinidad and Tobago
– FARRACH a bustle, state of agitation, a to-do, a mix-up …1898 Sc.
– GUDDLE a muddled affair; a mix-up; confusion …colloq.
– OOGIS a mess, confusion, mix-up …1964 Sc.
– REE-RYE a state of confusion, a mixup …1981 Amer. dial.
– STUFF-UP a mix-up, a blunder …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– TAGRAGGERY a hotchpotch; a muddle or mix-up; any heterogeneous mass of bits and pieces; a confusion of loose ends …1837
– VARG a mess, an untidy mix-up, dirt, rubbish …1891 Sc.