noun see mousy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • mousiness — noun The property of being mousy. His mousiness was accentuated by his choice of bowties …   Wiktionary

  • mousiness — maÊŠsɪnɪs n. state of resembling a mouse; timidness; drabness; mice infestation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mousiness — mous·i·ness …   English syllables

  • mousiness — See: mousy …   English dictionary

  • mousiness — sēnə̇s, sin , zēn , zin noun ( es) : the quality or state of being mousy : drabness, timidity …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wine fault — A wine fault or defect is an unpleasant characteristic of a wine often resulting from poor winemaking practices or storage conditions, and leading to wine spoilage. Many of the compounds that cause wine faults are already naturally present in… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • 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

  • confusion — Synonyms and related words: abashment, agitation, aloofness, ambiguity, ambiguousness, amorphia, amorphism, amorphousness, anarchism, anarcho syndicalism, anarchy, antinomianism, assortment, ataxia, babel, baffle, bafflement, balk, bashfulness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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