What is another word for mouser?

97 synonyms found


[ mˈa͡ʊsə], [ mˈa‍ʊsə], [ m_ˈaʊ_s_ə]

How to use "Mouser" in context?

The word "mouser" is derived from the Old French word mousser, which means "to grunt". The word originally referred to a type of rodent that chewed the cud and was common in Europe and the Middle East. The mouser became a term for a thief in medieval England, as they would often steal food stored in barns or granaries. The mouser is now most commonly known as a street rat or a common rat in urban areas.

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