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mousy

adjective \ˈmau̇-sē, -zē\

Simple Definition of mousy

  • : shy and quiet

  • of hair : dull brown in color

Full Definition of mousy

mous·i·ermous·i·est

  1. :  of, relating to, or resembling a mouse: as a :  quiet, stealthy b :  timid, retiring c :  grayish brown

mous·i·ly play \-sə-lē, -zə-\ adverb
mous·i·ness play \-sē-nəs, -zē-\ noun

Examples of mousy

  1. The movie is a fantasy about a mousy housewife who is transformed into a glamorous star.

  2. <a mousy little girl who hid behind her mother the entire time we were there>



1853

First Known Use of mousy

1853

Variants of mousy

or mous·ey play \ˈmau̇-sē, -zē\


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