Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A small pestlelike baton that is used to prepare mixed drinks.
  • noun One who muddles.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A churning-stick for muddling chocolate or for mixing toddies.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who, or that which, muddles.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person or thing that muddles.
  • noun A tool used in muddling, used to mash and mix.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From muddle +‎ -er.

Examples

Comments

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  • I've never heard of a muddler. I suppose it could be used interchangeably with potato masher.

    December 23, 2019

  • Don't you dare bring a potato masher anywhere near my cocktails tyvm

    December 23, 2019

  • New Batman uber-foe: The Muddler. Terrorising Gotham City by mixing cocktails with a potato masher.

    December 24, 2019

  • they may be interchangeable in one direction, at least: in the current twitter cites, a person claims to have made mashed potatoes with a muddler

    December 24, 2019

  • The Houdini Deluxe Mojito Muddler:

    https://tinyurl.com/whz7y9q

    Also, get your muddler away from my double jigger!

    https://tinyurl.com/rg5ktyc

    December 28, 2019

  • How often would one need to drink mojitos, theoretically, to require a mojito-specific muddler?

    December 29, 2019

  • Not to be confused with a puddler, cuddler, fuddler or huddler.

    December 31, 2019