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How to use mousy in a sentence

One would be telling stories, some were mousy and quiet, one would be holding on to the big aluminum olla of spaghetti.
SUN, SAND, AND SPAGHETTIMIKE DIAGOJULY 22, 2021EATER
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.
THE TITLE MARKETEMILY POST
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.
MOLLY BROWN'S SENIOR DAYSNELL SPEED
"Nobody will ever want to adopt me, because I've mousy hair and freckles," she said.
LUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY SHORT STORIES, 1909 TO 1922LUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY
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
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MOUSY

  • bashful
  • buttoned up
  • checked
  • clammed up
  • close
  • closed up
  • closemouthed
  • curbed
  • dumb
  • dummied up
  • faint
  • hush
  • iced
  • inarticulate
  • incoherent
  • inconversable
  • indistinct
  • inhibited
  • laconic
  • mousy
  • mum
  • mute
  • muted
  • noiseless
  • nonvocal
  • not talkativ
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