as quiet as a mouse

Definition of as quiet as a mouse

  1. :  very quiet

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the quality or state of being quiet (see 2quiet) :  tranquility

  1. :  marked by little or no motion or activity :  calm

    :  gentle, easygoing

    :  not interfered with

  1. :  in a quiet manner

  1. :  to cause to be quiet :  calm

    :  to make secure by freeing from dispute or question

  1. :  any of numerous small rodents (as of the genus Mus) with pointed snout, rather small ears, elongated body, and slender tail

    :  a timid person

    :  a dark-colored swelling caused by a blow

  1. :  to hunt for mice

    :  to search or move stealthily or slowly

    :  bite, gnaw

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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