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mix +‎ -ologist


mixologist (plural mixologists)

  1. (humorous)[1] A person who creates cocktails; a bartender. [from 1856]
    • 1999, Bob Emmons, The Book of Gins and Vodkas: A Complete Guide, page 63:
      By the way, the difference between a bartender and a mixologist can be confusing, but normally a bartender serves the patrons at a sit-down style bar, where a mixologist would usually work at a very busy service-style bar.
    • 2022 July 4, Ben Schott, “Is There Anything That Gen Z Won’t Drink?”, in The Washington Post[1]:
      But now we see a split in the mixed-drink community. On one hand, cool bars and star mixologists are lauded and awarded as never before. On the other, booze brands are rushing to develop pre-mixed beverages for a burgeoning Ready to Drink (RTD) market.
  2. A disc jockey.

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  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2023), “mixologist”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.