adverb see mousy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • mousily — mous·i·ly …   English syllables

  • mousily — ˈmau̇sə̇lē, au̇zə̇ , li adverb : in a mousy manner : quietly, timidly * * * mousˈily adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑mouse …   Useful english dictionary

  • mousey — mousily, adv. mousiness, n. /mow see, zee/, adj., mousier, mousiest. mousy. * * * …   Universalium

  • mousy — mousily, adv. mousiness, n. /mow see, zee/, adj., mousier, mousiest. 1. resembling or suggesting a mouse, as in color or odor. 2. drab and colorless. 3. meek; timid: A drill sergeant can t be mousy! 4. quiet; noiseless: a mousy tread. 5. infested …   Universalium

  • mousy — or mousey adjective (mousier; est) Date: 1853 of, relating to, or resembling a mouse: as a. quiet, stealthy b. timid, retiring c. grayish brown • mousily adverb • mousiness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • List of rulers of Aleppo — This is a list of rulers of Aleppo from ancient times to the present.eleucids*Taken by Alexander the Great in 333 BCRomans and Byzantines*To Rome in 64 BCMuslim Arabs*Taken by Khalid ibn Walid in 637 =Hamdanids= *Saif al Daula (945 ndash; 967)… …   Wikipedia

  • with bated breath — Synonyms and related words: abjectly, anticipatingly, anticipatively, anticipatorily, anxious, apprehensive, apprehensively, aside, bashfully, behind the curtain, behind the scenes, behind the veil, between the teeth, covertly, diffidently,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • mousy — adj. (mousier, mousiest) 1 of or like a mouse. 2 (of a person) shy or timid; ineffectual. 3 = mouse coloured. Derivatives: mousily adv. mousiness n …   Useful english dictionary

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