Definition of mouse-coloured in English:

mouse-coloured

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adjective

Of a dull light brown colour reminiscent of a mouse’s fur: he had rather sparse mouse-coloured hair
More example sentences
  • She had mouse-coloured hair, eyes, and complexion.
  • He was in a dark corner, talking droll rubbish to a young woman in mouse-coloured gaiters.
  • I had a pair of new mouse coloured leather breeches.

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