- an animal that catches mice: Our cat is a good mouser.
- a person or thing that seeks or prowls, as if for prey.
Origin of mouser
Related Words for mouserpuma, panther, tabby, kitty, lynx, tiger, cougar, lion, puss, kitten, leopard, bobcat, jaguar, tomcat, pussy, ocelot, tom, cheetah, mouser, grimalkin
Examples from the Web for mouser
Historical Examples of mouser
Now "Mouser" was Farmer Green's big, yellow-eyed, black cat!
“And Mouser likes her, too,” said Lorischen, as if that settled the matter.Fritz and Eric
John Conroy Hutcheson
Gentle as a lamb—soft as butter—kind as cream—and such a mouser!Eugene Aram, Complete
Are you sure it will be as good a mouser and as sweet-tempered and as pretty?Four Little Blossoms at Oak Hill School
Mabel C. Hawley
Mouser had it straight when he talked about hearing ghosts walking.Bobby Blake on a Plantation
Frank A. Warner
- a cat or other animal that is used to catch mice: usually qualifieda good mouser
Word Origin and History for mouser
"cat that hunts mice," c.1400, agent noun from mouse (v.).