mousy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"mousy" in British English

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mousyadjective

(mousier, mousiest) (also mousey) uk   us   /ˈmaʊ.si/

mousy adjective (HAIR)

Mousy ​hair is ​brown and not ​special or ​attractive.

mousy adjective (PERSON)

shy and ​nervous and having few ​interestingqualities: A mousy-looking woman ​accompanied him.
(Definition of mousy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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mousyadjective

(also mousey)  us   /ˈmɑʊ·si, -zi/
(of ​hair) not ​shiny or ​attractive, or (of ​people) ​quiet and not ​interesting: mousy ​brownhair He’s a ​meek, ​short, mousey man.
(Definition of mousy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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