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See definition of mousing on Dictionary.com
  • as innose
  • as inseek
  • as insnoop

synonyms for mousing

  • pry
  • sniff
  • snoop
  • busybody
  • examine
  • inspect
  • meddle
  • mouse
  • scent
  • smell
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antonyms for mousing

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  • ignore
  • ignore
  • shun
  • answer
  • find
  • neglect
  • reply
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How to use mousing in a sentence

The strung sinews relaxed, and the great cat began to purr as though she had never dreamt of mousing.
THE SPANISH PIONEERSCHARLES F. LUMMIS
Stevenson was once asked by a mousing astrologer to state the date of his birth.
LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF THE GREAT, VOL. 13ELBERT HUBBARD
So howandever, as I was saying, the old dog seeing the tin was empty starts mousing around by Joe and me.
ULYSSESJAMES JOYCE
As one of family—cat (lady), elderly; would give slight services (mousing, etc.) in return for comfortable home.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 158, MARCH 31, 1920VARIOUS
"Seem to be afraid we've been mousing round aboard their boat," muttered Spurling.
JIM SPURLING, FISHERMANALBERT WALTER TOLMAN
The bipeds that love mousing and carrion have a chant of their own, and nobody quarrels with it.
THE HOUSE BY THE CHURCH-YARDJ. SHERIDAN LE FANU
I went mousing about, like little Silver-hair, and instead of three porridge-pots, found these.
HILDEGARDE'S HOMELAURA E. RICHARDS
And, mousing back through the fruit garden, he regained the verandah.
THE FORSYTE SAGA, VOLUME III.JOHN GALSWORTHY
Soames walked eastwards, mousing doggedly along on the shady side.
THE FORSYTE SAGA, COMPLETEJOHN GALSWORTHY
He is the human owl, vigilant in darkness and blind to light, mousing for vermin, and never seeing noble game.
EVOLUTION OF EXPRESSION, VOLUME 2--REVISEDCHARLES WESLEY EMERSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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