from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Resembling a mouse, especially:
- adj. Having a drab, pale brown color: mousy hair.
- adj. Having small sharp features: a mousy face.
- adj. Quiet; timid; shy.
- adj. Infested with mice.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Resembling a mouse
- adj. Quiet, stealthy
- adj. Timid
- adj. A greyish brown colour.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Infested with mice; smelling of mice.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or relating to a mouse or the color or smell of a mouse.
- Abounding with mice.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. infested with mice
- adj. quiet and timid and ineffectual
- adj. of something having a drab pale brown color resembling a mouse
First Impression: Irma is described as mousy in both demeanor and appearance.
Verdict: At the start, my hair would best be described as mousy.
He seems to be channeling his inner William Hurt, doing a kind of mousy performance with bad glasses that reminded me of Hurt in The Doctor or other movies of his from twenty-some years back.
“Very short, kind of mousy brown hair” is how her high-school drama teacher recalls her.
She was kind of mousy looking; not unattractive but not hot and certainly not trying very hard.
He had once referred to his sister as "mousy," but he hadn't meant it unkindly.
And although "mousy" is a common adjective used by several of the story characters in describing Claire, she is not a weak or mousy character, and nor does she have a weak voice.
Paris Hilton wants to date Prince William - when he gets rid of his "mousy" girlfriend.
Paris Hilton would love to date Britain's Prince William - but only after the royal gets rid of his "mousy" girlfriend.
Paris Hilton wants to get together Prince William - when he gets rid of his "mousy" girlfriend.