(computing) (on the page of a website) an item, esp a graphic, that changes or pops up when the pointer of a mouse moves over it
Computers. 1. a small, typically foam rubber sheet used to provide a stable surface on which a mouse can be moved.
- Mouse potato
noun any person who spends an inordinate amount of leisure time at a computer noun phrase : Mouse potato, the digital age’s version of the couch potato: a person who is habitually on-line or otherwise occupied at the computer (1990s+)
- Mouse port
noun the socket on a computer into which the mouse cord is plugged Usage Note computing
[mous-poks] /ˈmaʊsˌpɒks/ noun, Veterinary Pathology. 1. (def 2).