Examples of mousy in a Sentence
The movie is a fantasy about a mousy housewife who is transformed into a glamorous star.
a mousy little girl who hid behind her mother the entire time we were there
Recent Examples of mousy from the Web
Ruth has to play the villainous Zoya The Destroyer because, with her mousy brown waves and feminist rhetoric, no decision-maker in 1980s Los Angeles wants to see her as a lead.
Such is the challenge now facing Jenna Fischer (who broke through as mousy receptionist Pam on The Office) and Zach Braff (who made a name for himself as the goofy J.D. on Scrubs before taking a hard left turn into introspective mumblecore).
My hair is naturally mousy brown and flatter than the state of Kansas.
Charlie Hunnam famously backed out after originally being cast as Christian opposite Johnson, who secured the role of the mousy, innocent Ana.
The singer favored simple white dresses, didn’t subscribe to the fashion for tight corseting, and rarely did more with her mousy brown hair than tie it in a gentle braided up-do.
Abbi’s on the lookout for a bestie much in the way that another show’s version of her mousy-millennial archetype might be on the lookout for a boyfriend.
Either the lovers discover their true affinity through their intelligence and humor or, as mousy Jane does with fierce Mr. Rochester, the heroine tames her man by helping cure him of his anger, depression, self-loathing, trauma.
As played by Stone, King is somewhat mousy and shy in private, and even-handed and friendly in public.
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MOUSY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mousy for English Language Learners
: shy and quiet
of hair : dull brown in color
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