mousy

play play
adjective \ˈmau̇-sē, -zē\
variants: or

mousey

Definition of mousy

mousier

;

mousiest

  1. :  of, relating to, or resembling a mouse: such asa :  quiet, stealthyb :  timid, retiringc :  grayish brown

mousily

play \-sə-lē, -zə-\ adverb

mousiness

play \-sē-nəs, -zē-\ noun

Examples of mousy in a Sentence

  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

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First Known Use of mousy

1812


MOUSY Defined for English Language Learners

mousy

play play
adjective

Definition of mousy for English Language Learners

  • : shy and quiet

  • of hair : dull brown in color



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