mousy

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mous·y / ˈmousē; -zē/ (also mous·ey) • adj. (mous·i·er , mous·i·est ) of or like a mouse. ∎  (of hair) of a dull light brown color. ∎  (of a person) nervous, shy, or timid; lacking in presence or charisma: his mousy sister had become a dynamic journalist. DERIVATIVES: mous·i·ness n.