mousy

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Etymology[edit]

From mouse +‎ -y.

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Adjective[edit]

mousy (comparative mousier, superlative mousiest)

  1. Resembling a mouse.
    1. Quiet; stealthy.
    2. Timid.
    3. Of a greyish-brown colour.
      It's a god-awful small affair to the girl with the mousy hair David Bowie - Life on Mars? (1971)
  2. Abounding or infested with mice.