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Meaning of MOUSY

Pronunciation:  'mawsee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  timid and ineffectual
  2. [adj]  having a drab pale brown color resembling a mouse; "a mousy grownish-gray color"; "mouse-colored hair"; "a mouselike rodent"
 

MOUSY is a 5 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: chromatic, mouse-colored, mouselike, mousey, timid
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mous"y\, a.
Infested with mice; smelling of mice.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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