Definition of mousy adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    (also mousey) adjective
    BrE BrE//ˈmaʊsi//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmaʊsi//
    (disapproving) Hair colour
    jump to other results
  1. 1(of hair) of a dull brown colour Wordfinderauburn, blonde, dark, fair, ginger, grey, jet black, mousy, redhead, sandy See related entries: Hair colour
  2. 2(usually disapproving) (of people) shy and quiet; without a strong personality He was accompanied by his mousy little wife.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: mousy