What do you call a group of computer mouses? “Computer mice” gets about six times as many results as “computer mouses” in Google searches, but “computer mouses” gets about six times as many results as “computer mice” in a search of newspaper articles in the Lexis-Nexis database.
What is the plural word for computer mouses? In computer terms, a mouse is a corded or wireless device that moves your computer’s cursor while you move the mouse. In most cases, the plural of mouse is “mice,” but more than one computer mouse can also be called “mouses.” Mouse can also be a verb in this context, like when you mouse over an icon to select a link.
Why are computer mouses called mouses? Who Named the Mouse? When asked who named his most famous invention, Doug Engelbart recalled, “No one can remember. It just looked like a mouse with a tail, and we all called it that.” The wire “tail” originally came out under the user’s wrist.
What are computer mouses? A computer mouse is a handheld hardware input device that controls a cursor in a GUI (graphical user interface) for pointing, moving and selecting text, icons, files, and folders on your computer.