noun \ˈmüs\

: a cold and sweet food made with whipped cream or egg whites and usually fruit or chocolate

: a foamy substance that is used in styling a person's hair

Full Definition of MOUSSE

:  a light spongy food usually containing cream or gelatin
:  a molded chilled dessert made with sweetened and flavored whipped cream or egg whites and gelatin <chocolate mousse>
:  a foamy preparation used in styling hair

Examples of MOUSSE

  1. a jar of styling mousse

Origin of MOUSSE

French, literally, froth, moss, from Old French mosse, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German mos moss — more at moss
First Known Use: 1892


transitive verb

Definition of MOUSSE

:  to style (hair) with mousse

First Known Use of MOUSSE



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