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1. mouse

noun. ['ˈmaʊs'] any of numerous small rodents typically resembling diminutive rats having pointed snouts and small ears on elongated bodies with slender usually hairless tails.

Synonyms

  • harvest mouse
  • Micromyx minutus
  • gnawer
  • fieldmouse
  • nude mouse
  • house mouse
  • rodent
  • wood mouse
  • Mus musculus

Antonyms

  • introvert
  • withholder
  • male
  • adult

Etymology

  • mous (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mus (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Mouse

  • boathouse
  • strouse
  • strauss
  • strause
  • straus
  • sprouse
  • schaus
  • espouse
  • spouse
  • shouse
  • prouse
  • krouse
  • krauss
  • kraus
  • klaus
  • grouse
  • crouse
  • clouse
  • brouse
  • blouse
  • youse
  • rousse
  • rouse
  • louse
  • laos
  • knouse
  • house
  • hauss
  • hause
  • haus

Example sentences of the word mouse


1. Noun, singular or mass
Right beside the equalizer you will see a box that you will have to highlight with your mouse.

Quotes containing the word mouse


1. I only hope that we don't lose sight of one thing - that it was all started by a mouse.
- Walt Disney

2. Jace shook his blond head in exasperation. "You had to make a crazy jail friend, didn't you? You couldn't just count ceiling tiles or tame a pet mouse like normal prisoners do?
- Cassandra Clare, City of Glass

3. I love Mickey Mouse more than any woman I have ever known.
- Walt Disney

2. mouse-ear_hawkweed

noun. European hawkweed having soft hairy leaves; sometimes placed in genus Hieracium.

Synonyms

  • Hieracium pilocella
  • hawkweed

3. mouse-colored

adjective. of something having a drab pale brown color resembling a mouse.

Synonyms

  • mouselike
  • chromatic
  • mousy

Antonyms

  • bold
  • uncolored
  • off-white
  • blue-gray

4. mouse-sized

adjective. having the approximate size of a mouse.

Antonyms

  • unsorted

5. mouse-tooth_forceps

noun. a type of forceps.

6. mouse

noun. ['ˈmaʊs'] a swollen bruise caused by a blow to the eye.

Synonyms

  • shiner
  • contusion
  • black eye

Antonyms

  • member
  • good guy
  • smoker
  • resident

Etymology

  • mous (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mus (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. mouse

verb. ['ˈmaʊs'] manipulate the mouse of a computer.

Antonyms

  • female

Etymology

  • mous (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mus (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. mouse

verb. ['ˈmaʊs'] to go stealthily or furtively.

Synonyms

  • pussyfoot
  • walk
  • sneak

Antonyms

  • juvenile
  • fat person
  • pessimist
  • religious person

Etymology

  • mous (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mus (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. mouse

noun. ['ˈmaʊs'] a hand-operated electronic device that controls the coordinates of a cursor on your computer screen as you move it around on a pad; on the bottom of the device is a ball that rolls on the surface of the pad.

Synonyms

  • computer mouse
  • electronic device

Antonyms

  • unemotional person
  • worker
  • extrovert

Etymology

  • mous (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mus (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. mouse

noun. ['ˈmaʊs'] person who is quiet or timid.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • nonreligious person
  • follower
  • bad guy
  • partisan

Etymology

  • mous (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mus (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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