- primly modest or demure.
Origin of mim
- the twenty-fourth letter of the Arabic alphabet.
Origin of mīm
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Examples from the Web for mim
I thought he wouldn't keep us up so late, two nights running, mim.
You was always glad to see people in spirits, wasn't you, mim?
And you always did your best to keep 'em cheerful, didn't you, mim?
Though there an't such a great deal to laugh at now either; is there, mim?
Maidens should be mim till they're married, and then they may burn kirks.The Proverbs of Scotland
- dialect prim, modest, or demure
C17: perhaps imitative of lip-pursing
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