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mousy

or mous路ey

[ mou-see, -zee ]
/ 藞ma蕣 si, -zi /
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adjective, mous路i路er, mous路i路est.
resembling or suggesting a mouse, as in color or odor.
drab and colorless.
meek; timid: A drill sergeant can't be mousy!
quiet; noiseless: a mousy tread.
infested with mice.
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Origin of mousy

First recorded in 1805鈥15; mouse + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM mousy

mous路i路ly, adverbmous路i路ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for mousy

mousy

mousey

/ (藞ma蕣s瑟) /

adjective mousier or mousiest
resembling a mouse, esp in having a light brown or greyish hair colour
shy or ineffectuala mousy little woman
infested with mice

Derived forms of mousy

mousily, adverbmousiness, noun
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