mouse

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈmaʊs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/n. maʊs; v. maʊz/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(n. mous; v. mouz)


Inflections of 'mouse' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": mice
Inflections of 'mouse' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
mouses
v 3rd person singular
mousing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
moused
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
moused
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

mouse

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [timid, shy, quiet, little, frightened] mouse
  2. [field, lab, laboratory, brown, house, church] mice
  3. the [town, country] mouse
  4. UK: [buy, eat] sugar mice
  5. conducted a (clinical) trial [on, using] mice
  6. experiment on mice
  7. (my cat) likes [chasing, hunting, killing] mice
  8. my [computer, laptop] mouse
  9. [right, left, double] click your mouse
  10. use your mouse to [drag, copy, select, highlight, move]
  11. at the click of a mouse
  12. are you a man or a mouse?
  13. (as) [quiet, small] as a mouse
  14. [squeal, scream, scurry] like a mouse
  15. they fight like cat and mouse
  16. is scared of mice
  17. a mouse of a [man, woman, girl, boy]
  18. rats and mice
n as adj
  1. a mouse [click, button, pointer, pad, mat, hole]
  2. mouse-based [trials, research, experiments]
  3. (set) a [humane, traditional] mouse trap
  4. have a mouse problem
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