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 (mou′sē, -zē)
Variant of mousy.
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Adj.1.mousey - infested with mice
2.mousey - of something having a drab pale brown color resembling a mouse; "a mousy brownish-grey color"; "mousy hair"; "mouse-colored hair"
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
3.mousey - quiet and timid and ineffectual
timid - showing fear and lack of confidence
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Kieran Keogh went to visit family but his Chihuahua Mousey was missing when he got back.
Lee is described as slim, about 5ft 8ins tall with mousey brown hair and tribal tattoos on his arms.
She is described as 5ft 8ins, of slim build, with short, mousey and greying hair.
She is described as being is 5ft 8ins, of slim build, with short, mousey, greying hair.
He is a white male, 6ft tall and of stocky build with short mousey brown hair and some stubble.
The rider is described as a white male, with mousey hair, wearing a dark hoodie and trousers.
He is described as being around 5ft 6ins tall, of slim build and with short cropped mousey brown hair.
The first suspect was white, slim, around 20-25 years old, between 5ft 5ins an 5ft 7ins, with short mousey brown hair.
He is described as being white with a fair complexion, blue eyes, around 5ft 8in tall and of a slim build with short mousey coloured hair.
Their new leave-in Jellies lighten naturally fair or mousey hair by 2-3 shades, either in the sun or (more likely) under the hairdryer.
But the true star of the movie is Mexican actress Kate del Castillo, who shines in her most captivating, nuanced performance in English-language film as the self-proclaimed queen of the dorm, a Latina transgender woman named Mousey. Mousey is by turns sweet and vicious, conniving and vulnerable, at some moments the villain, at others the victim.
The upcoming flick, which is set inside a section of the Los Angeles County Jail reserved for LGBT inmates, explores the politics of race and gender equality through Raymond Saxx (Goran Visnjik), a businessman who is forced to deal with violence, crooked cops and a manipulative transgendered inmate named Mousey (Kate Del Castillo) on his quest to escape K-11, all while piecing together how he ended up there in the first place, Us magazine reported.