Can be confusedmice mouses
Definition for mice (2 of 2)
noun, plural mice [mahys] /maɪs/.
verb (used with object), moused, mous·ing.
verb (used without object), moused, mous·ing.
Origin of mouse
Related formsmouse·like, adjective
Examples from the Web for mice
A just-published study in the journal Nature explored how mice reacted to a diet of artificial sweeteners.
Then again, are all mice with round heads and ears copyrighted by Disney?
Without the beeps and whirs of a cellphone, you can use your ears to detect crickets, mice, or other vermin in your home.
And Leighton Meester pens feminist essay on 'Of Mice and Men.'Man Arrested For Posing As Johnny Depp's Stylist; Patrick Schwarzenegger and Gigi Hadid Front Tom Ford Eyewear Campaign|The Fashion Beast Team|July 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The mice were grafted with 100% hairless human skin and then administered the drug.
Like rats, mice appear to act in companies, either under leadership or by common consent.Natural History in Anecdote|Various
It is best to have the trap set so that mice nibbling at bait will not throw it.Deadfalls and Snares|A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
In this world we are beings of one of two orders—we are either men or mice.The Idol of The Blind|Tom Gallon
Sometimes the mice would exit and enter through the top of the nest.
One snake is worth a dozen traps, for the reptile prowls into the burrows and nests of rats and mice and eats the entire brood.Zoology: The Science of Animal Life|Ernest Ingersoll
British Dictionary definitions for mice (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for mice (2 of 2)
noun (maʊs) plural mice (maɪs)
Derived Formsmouselike, adjective
Word Origin for mouse
Science definitions for mice
Plural mice (mīs) or mouses
Culture definitions for mice
A common device that allows the user to reposition an arrow on their computer screen in order to activate desired applications. The term mouse comes from the appearance of the device, with the cord to the main computer being seen as a tail of sorts.
Idioms and Phrases with mice (1 of 2)
see best-laid plans of mice and men; when the cat's away, mice will play. Also see under mouse.
Idioms and Phrases with mice (2 of 2)
see play cat and mouse; poor as a churchmouse; quiet as a mouse. Also see under mice.