- Having a drab, pale brown color.Mousy hair.
- Having small sharp features.A mousy face.
- Quiet; timid; shy.
An example of mousy is a person who is anxious around others and doesn't want to speak in group settings.
It's a god-awful small affair to the girl with the mousy hair David Bowie - Life on Mars? (1971)
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Origin of mousy
- From mouse +"Ž -y.