quiet as a mouse - What is the meaning?

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What is the meaning of "quiet as a mouse" idiom?
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Idiom Conjugations:

 
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Idiom Usage:

Alternate form:
to be as quiet as a mouse

 
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Gerund Form of the Idiom:

Being quiet as a mouse requires stepping very lightly.
 
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Idiom Definition:


"to be quiet as a mouse"
to be very quiet
 
Synonyms:
hush, hushed, inaudible, low, muffled, mute, muted, noiseless, peaceful, quiet, secretive, silent, soft, soundless, still
 
 
Literally, quiet as a mouse. - - - - ->  a little mouse is quietly sneaking out of a hole in the wall.




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Idiom Scenario 2:


Peter has just bought a new car.  It is a very modern hybrid car.  When the car is going slowly, it runs on batteries and is very very quiet.  Peter's friend comments that his new car ...
runs as quiet as a mouse.
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Idiom Scenario 1:


Some students are working in their school library.  They are talking and joking and making quite a lot of noise.  The librarian approaches them and says ...
"You need to be as quiet as mice in here.  This is a library.  Shh!"
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