muddler

[muhd-ler]
noun
1.
a swizzle stick with an enlarged tip for stirring drinks, crushing fruit or sugar, etc.
2.
a person who muddles or muddles through.
3.
a miller's thumb.

Origin:
1850–55; muddle + -er1

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muddler (ˈmʌdlə)
 
n
1.  a person who muddles or muddles through
2.  (US) an instrument for mixing drinks thoroughly

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Using a muddler or wooden spoon, gently bruise mint.
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