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mousy

mous·y (mous·ey)

mousy (mousey)

pronunciation:
maU si [or] maU zi
part of speech: adjective
inflections: mouseyer, mouseyest, mousier, mousiest
definition: resembling a mouse in color, appearance, or manner.
mousy brown hairher mousy timidity
synonyms:
colorless, drab, inconspicuous, lackluster, plain, shy, timid, unobtrusive
similar words:
reticent, timorous, withdrawn
derivations: mousily (adv.), mousiness (n.)