To explore public portions of a large system, especially a network such as Internet via FTP or TELNET, looking for interesting stuff to snarf.
- Mouse arrest
jargon Getting busted for violating an on-line service’s rule of conduct. “Sorry I couldn’t get back to you. AOL put me under mouse arrest.” (1997-03-30)
- Mouse belt
[mous-burd] /ˈmaʊsˌbɜrd/ noun 1. . /ˈmaʊsˌbɜːd/ noun 1. another name for coly
noun a humorous term for a drab, timid, or unexceptional woman Examples The cleaning woman is quite the mouseburger. Word Origin based on mousy Usage Note US