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Definition of "mousse" []

  • Any of various chilled desserts made with flavored whipped cream, gelatin, and eggs: chocolate mousse. (noun)
  • A molded dish containing meat, fish, or shellfish combined with whipped cream and gelatin. (noun)
  • An aerosol foam used to control and style the hair. (noun)
  • To apply a styling foam to (the hair). (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "mousse" in a sentence
  • "I like to layer the creamy pumpkin mousse with crushed cookie crumbs."
  • "Chocolate mousse is a great way to end a meal, but it can feel a bit heavy because it is so rich, even though the mousse itself might be fluffy in texture."
  • "Yours looks soo good!! pity Sep 5 chocolate mousse is the perfect ending to a light meal, and your recipe looks amazing, good job! cheers from london, pity nina Sep 5"