Definition of Mousing

1. a. Impertinently inquisitive; prying; meddlesome.



2. n. The act of hunting mice.

Definition of Mousing

1. Verb. (present participle of mouse) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mousing

1. a wrapping around the shank end of a hook [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mousing

mousetail pulse
mousetails
mousetrapped
mousetrapping
mousetraps
mousework
mousey
mousie
mousier
mousies
mousiest
mousily
mousiness
mousinesses
mousing (current term)
mousing over
mousings
mousle
mousled
mousles
mousling
mousme
mousmee
mousmees
mousmes
mousmé
mousmée
moussaka
moussakas

Literary usage of Mousing

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1. Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God by Presbyterian Church in the U.S., Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A, General Assembly (1867)
"499 THE LORD'S DAY mousing. HM WELCOME, delightful morn, Thou day of sacred rest, We hail Thy kind return, Lord, make these moments blessed; ..."

2. Memoirs of John Howard Payne, the American Roscius: With Criticisms on His (1815)
"... third appearance last night at Drury-lane Theatre, in the character'of Romeo, and was well received throughout. London, Jii*e20, 1813, FROM THE mousing ..."

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