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Synonyms for mouse
maʊs; maʊz; maɪsmouse

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term mouse.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mousenoun

    any of numerous small rodents typically resembling diminutive rats having pointed snouts and small ears on elongated bodies with slender usually hairless tails

    shiner, computer mouse, black eye

  2. shiner, black eye, mousenoun

    a swollen bruise caused by a blow to the eye

    computer mouse, common mackerel, reverse, blow, reversal, shiner, black eye, setback

  3. mousenoun

    person who is quiet or timid

    shiner, computer mouse, black eye

  4. mouse, computer mouseverb

    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

    "a mouse takes much more room than a trackball"

    shiner, computer mouse, black eye

  5. sneak, mouse, creep, pussyfootverb

    to go stealthily or furtively

    "..stead of sneaking around spying on the neighbor's house"

    cower, cabbage, filch, sneak, slip, fawn, snarf, purloin, crawl, grovel, nobble, cringe, pinch, hook, lift, swipe, pussyfoot, creep, pilfer, abstract

  6. mouseverb

    manipulate the mouse of a computer

    sneak, creep, pussyfoot

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mouseverb

    catch mice

  2. mouseverb

    peer, search, pry about, look closely

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. mousenoun

    murine, rodent

  2. mousenoun

    mice, vermin

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "mouse":

    mice, souris, smile, murine, fairy, smiling, mouse-, rato

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How to use mouse in a sentence?

  1. Proverb:

    It is better to be a mouse in a cat's mouth than a man in a lawyer's hands. #Lawyersprotest

  2. Proverb:

    It is better to be a mouse in a cat's mouth than a man in a lawyer's hands.

  3. Kei Miyamoto:

    Collecting elephant eggs is difficult as you need to think of the animal's welfare, so far, we've confirmed some activity in the mouse embryo, but we're not planning to replicate the experiment with an elephant embryo just yet.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    He who is often happy with his spouse might be enjoying outside own house; She who is mostly happy with her spouse must have got a timid mouse quality in him.

  5. Eldridge Cleaver:

    The white youth of today have begun to react to the fact that the American Way of Life is a fossil of history. What do they care if their old baldheaded and crew-cut elders don't dig their caveman mops? They couldn't care less about the old, stiff-assed honkies who don't like their new dances: Frog, Monkey, Jerk, Swim, Watusi. All they know is that it feels good to swing to way-out body-rhythms instead of dragging across the dance floor like zombies to the dead beat of mind-smothered Mickey Mouse music.

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