mouse idioms and expressions
Here’s a list of idioms about mice.
- as quiet as a mouse
meaning – very quiet or shy
example – I’ve never heard your cousin speak, she’s as quiet as a mouse.
- as poor as a church mouse
meaning – very poor
example – If you keep throwing your money away, you’ll be as poor as a church mouse.
- play cat and mouse
meaning – tease/pursue before turning violent
example – I’ve been playing cat and mouse with this hot guy, but I think he has got bored of my games.
mouse idioms and expressions with pictures
Click on the pictures below to learn some common idioms and expressions with mice. Each idiom includes the meaning and a real-life picture example.