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Thesaurus / mousy

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

They were kept on plates on sideboards in the sun, or thrust into mousy cupboards.
NOTWITHSTANDINGMARY CHOLMONDELEY
Baby dear, only look at it wid him pitty, pitty eyes, and him tongue out of his mousy!
LORNA DOONER. D. BLACKMORE
But after a little the small mousy one's curiosity overcame her diffidence.
After a bit we could make out the doctor's short-tailed, mousy mare and him powdering along at a sort of hand gallop.
ROBBERY UNDER ARMSTHOMAS ALEXANDER BROWNE, AKA ROLF BOLDREWOOD
And those puny, little, mousy women stare and talk about me, because theah's a little meat on mah cahcass.
THY ROCKS AND RILLSROBERT ERNEST GILBERT
"I recognize Adele's fine touch in that expression, 'mousy-brown,'" put in Edith.
"Nobody will ever want to adopt me, because I've mousy hair and freckles," she said.
His hair, fighting a stubborn rearguard action against baldness, was an indeterminate mousy gray-brown.
MURDER IN THE GUNROOMHENRY BEAM PIPER
Is there anything more demure and innocent than a pinky girl in a mousy gown?
JEWEL WEEDALICE AMES WINTER
Head and ears were mousy, the neck long, with a hump at its base.
WEST OF THE SUNEDGAR PANGBORN

WORDS RELATED TO MOUSY

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