- 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?
Though there an't such a great deal to laugh at now either; is there, mim?
And you always did your best to keep 'em cheerful, didn't you, 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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