mousey :

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  • a  infested with mice
  • s  of something having a drab pale brown color resembling a mouse
  • s  quiet and timid and ineffectual

  • A TV producer decides to bring him together with the mousey clerk who foiled the robbery.
  • Cathie (Deborah Kerr) represents wifely charm in a mousey woolen bathrobe, a muffler around her neck, sleep in her eyes, a cold in her nose.
  • Two years ago, Judith Holofernes, lead singer of Wir Sind Helden (We Are Heroes), was, in her own words, a "mousey, shy singer-songwriter.
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  • Meet the copyists inside the Louvre
    Sigrid Avrillier might be a 65-year-old woman living in Paris, but for four hours each day she is transformed into the legendary Renaissance painter, Peter Paul Rubens. You wouldn't know it to look at her -- a former physics teacher with mousey brown...
    Nov. 30, 2013 - WKBT La Crosse

  • Josh Radnor in WIBW
    Initially, she's wearing glasses and (is) a little mousey and, as she develops this crush, she gets a little foxier, tries to impress me,said Radnor.
  • Barry Cryer in BBC News
    When you see the early Edna, in black and white photos, she's a completely different character to the one we know today - a mousey little housewife with a strange hat,says Barry Cryer, a long time friend of Barry Humphries.

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