/ (ˈmɪmzɪ) /
adjective -sier or -siest
prim, underwhelming, and ineffectual
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Word Origin for mimsy
C19: a blend of miserable and flimsy, coined by Lewis Carroll
Words nearby mimsy
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Example sentences from the Web for mimsy
Queen Caroline was a mimsy, out-moded woman, a sly serio, who gadded hither and thither shrieking for the unbecoming.
You might as well say mimsy bomtittle plays, you'd be saying as much.Touch and Go|D. H. Lawrence