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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Infested with rodents adj. - Quiet and timid and ineffectual; Of something having a drab pale brown color resembling a rodent.

Usage examples (38)
  • A mousy brownish-grey color
  • He had once referred to his sister as "mousy," but he hadn't meant it unkindly.
  • “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. for more
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