Mousy meaning

mousē, -zē
Of, characteristic of, or like a mouse, in any of various ways; quiet, timid, drab, etc.
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Resembling a mouse, especially:
  • Having a drab, pale brown color.
    Mousy hair.
  • Having small sharp features.
    A mousy face.
  • Quiet; timid; shy.
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Quiet, stealthy.
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Infested with mice.
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Full of or infested with mice.
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Resembling a mouse.
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Timid.
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A greyish brown colour.

It's a god-awful small affair to the girl with the mousy hair David Bowie - Life on Mars? (1971)

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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.

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Origin of mousy

  • From mouse +"Ž -y.

    From Wiktionary