US: /ˈmaʊs/

English Vietnamese dictionary

mouse /maus - mauz/
  • mauz/
  • danh từ, số nhiều mice /mais/
    • (động vật học) chuột
      • house mouse: chuột nhắt
    • (từ lóng) mắt sưng húp, mắt thâm tím
    • nội động từ
      • bắt chuột, săn chuột
      • đi rón rén, lén, lần mò
      • (thông tục) (+ about) lục lọi, tìm kiếm, bới
      • ngoại động từ
        • rình bắt đến cùng
        • kiên nhẫn, tìm kiếm

      Advanced English dictionary

      1 a small animal that is covered in fur and has a long thin tail. Mice live in fields, in people's houses or where food is stored: a field mouse + a house mouse + The stores were overrun with rats and mice. + She crept upstairs, quiet as a mouse. + He was a weak little mouse of a man.
      See also - DORMOUSE
      2 (plural also mouses) (computing) a small device that is moved by hand across a surface to control the movement of the CURSOR on a computer screen: Click the left mouse button twice to highlight the program. + Use the mouse to drag the icon to a new position.
      Idioms see CAT

      Collocation dictionary

      1 animal


      field, house | laboratory | white

      VERB + MOUSE


      MOUSE + VERB

      squeak | run, scamper, scurry | gnaw sth
      A mouse has gnawed its way through the telephone wire.

      MOUSE + NOUN

      droppings | hole | trap


      as quiet as a mouse
      She crept upstairs, as quiet as a mouse.

      2 for a computer

      VERB + MOUSE

      click, double click, move, use

      MOUSE + NOUN

      button | click
      Some of these mouse click short cuts are worth learning.
      | cursor, pointer


      with the ~
      Move the cursor around the screen with the mouse. > Special page at COMPUTER

      Concise English dictionary

      +any of numerous small rodents typically resembling diminutive rats having pointed snouts and small ears on elongated bodies with slender usually hairless tails
      +a swollen bruise caused by a blow to the eye
      +person who is quiet or timid
      +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
      +to go stealthily or furtively
      +manipulate the mouse of a computer