noun, plural mice [mahys] /maɪs/.
verb (used with object), moused, mous·ing.
verb (used without object), moused, mous·ing.
Words nearby mouse
Origin of mouse
OTHER WORDS FROM mousemouse·like, adjective
Examples from the Web for mouselike
Hearing Jeanne's discreet and mouselike steps in the next room, he rose quickly and hid the letter in the pocket of his coat.El Dorado|Baroness Orczy
And don't you think our Wenna would fascinate everybody with her mouselike ways and her nice small steps?
His movement was so startling that Mrs. Pennyfeather emitted a faint, mouselike screech.Walking Shadows|Alfred Noyes
He rubbed her hand protectingly, her mouselike hand in its fur-lined glove.The Trail of the Hawk|Sinclair Lewis
And he began to weep, very quietly with a mouselike sound and the slow horrible tears of age.Young People's Pride|Stephen Vincent Benet
British Dictionary definitions for mouselike
noun (maʊs) plural mice (maɪs)
Derived forms of mousemouselike, adjective
Word Origin for mouse
Science definitions for mouselike
Plural mice (mīs) or mouses
Culture definitions for mouselike
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.
notes for mouse
Idioms and Phrases with mouselike
see play cat and mouse; poor as a churchmouse; quiet as a mouse. Also see under mice.