Meaning of MOUSY in English


or mousey ˈmau̇sē, -au̇zē, -i

( mous·i·er ; mous·i·est )


a. : of, relating to, or characteristic of a mouse

mousy color

mousy smell

b. : infested with or smelling of mice

mousy cellar


a. : lacking in boldness or definition : colorless , timid

a mousy , respectable novel — New Yorker

the mousy , competent little countryman — W.A.White

b. : making no noise : quiet , stealthy

slipped out in the mousy way … she so disliked — Cosmopolitan

c. : mouse-colored

little girls with mousy pigtails — Winifred Bambrick

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.