- The definition of mousy is a shy and nervous person, or someone with a drab appearance.
An example of mousy is a person who is anxious around others and doesn't want to speak in group settings.
mousy definition by Webster's New World
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- mousiness noun
mousy definition by American Heritage Dictionary
also mous·eyadjective mous·i·er, mous·i·est
- Resembling a mouse, especially:a. Having a drab, pale brown color: mousy hair.b. Having small sharp features: a mousy face.c. Quiet; timid; shy.
- Infested with mice.