Definition of Mouselike

1. Adjective. Of something having a drab pale brown color resembling a mouse. "Mouse-colored hair"

Exact synonyms: Mouse-colored, Mousey, Mousy
Similar to: Chromatic



Definition of Mouselike

1. Adjective. Resembling or characteristic of a mouse (rodent); as, a mouselike squeak, mouselike timidity. ¹

2. Adverb. (postpositive) In a mouselike way ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mouselike

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mouselike

mouseburgers
mouseclick
mouseclicks
moused
moused over
mousedeer
mousedeers
mousedom
mousefish
mousehole
mouseholes
mousehood
mousekin
mousekins
mouseless
mouselike (current term)
mouselook
mousemat
mousemats
mouseover
mouseovers
mousepad
mousepads
mousepox
mousepox virus
mouseprint
mouseproof
mouser
mouseries
mousers

Literary usage of Mouselike

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Boy Scouts' Year Book by Boy Scouts of America (1920)
"If the jarring is continued, one after another the mouselike little creatures hurriedly emerge and sail off in different directions. ..."

2. Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy (1895)
"The mountain-weight of material under which the ideas lay in those dusty volumes called the classics piqued him into a dogged, mouselike subtlety of attempt ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1917)
"... appeared upon the scene in the Jurassic, diminutive, mouselike creatures even yet retaining from reptilian ancestors the function of ovulation, ..."

4. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"EDS Gloss. C. 8. Houseleek, Water. Stratiotes aloides, L.—Ger. ' Hath leaves like those of ... Sempervivum.' Ger. 677. mouselike. See Houseleek (1). ..."

5. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1884)
"said the very mouselike little Puritan maiden at his side, with a rising color in her cheeks, and a dimming of the furtive sparkle of her watchful, ..."

6. The Boy Scouts' Year Book by Boy Scouts of America (1920)
"If the jarring is continued, one after another the mouselike little creatures hurriedly emerge and sail off in different directions. ..."

7. Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy (1895)
"The mountain-weight of material under which the ideas lay in those dusty volumes called the classics piqued him into a dogged, mouselike subtlety of attempt ..."

8. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1917)
"... appeared upon the scene in the Jurassic, diminutive, mouselike creatures even yet retaining from reptilian ancestors the function of ovulation, ..."

9. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"EDS Gloss. C. 8. Houseleek, Water. Stratiotes aloides, L.—Ger. ' Hath leaves like those of ... Sempervivum.' Ger. 677. mouselike. See Houseleek (1). ..."

10. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1884)
"said the very mouselike little Puritan maiden at his side, with a rising color in her cheeks, and a dimming of the furtive sparkle of her watchful, ..."

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