Definition of mousse
1 : a light spongy food usually containing cream or gelatin
2 : a molded chilled dessert made with sweetened and flavored whipped cream or egg whites and gelatin chocolate mousse
3 : a foamy preparation used in styling hair
Examples of mousse in a Sentence
a jar of styling mousse
Recent Examples of mousse from the Web
His influences are made clear in a funnel cake: a spiderweb of fried dough topped with airy dollops of foie gras mousse and preserved strawberries.
My waxes, mousses, and masks are long gone — the only maintenance this cut requires is a once-a-week buzz to keep any fluffiness at bay.
For a chocolate hit, there's the Hazelnut Bar ($12), a vertical stack of crisp meringue and dreamy soft milk chocolate mousse with tart lemon ice cream for contrast.
The Obamas, who arrived at 9 p.m. and stayed for about two hours, called it a night after indulging in the sinfully delicious chocolate mousse for dessert.
The second course will be salmon coulibiac, a classic French dish of puff pastry filled with salmon mousse, seasoned rice and a hard boiled egg.
Nutella mousseMakes 2 cups ½ cup heavy cream ¼ cup confectioner’s sugar 1/3 cup Nutella In a stand mixer bowl, pour heavy cream and sugar.
Basic: Bagels Reinvented: The Corner Restaurant’s Meshuggah bagel with bacon, egg and avocado-lime mousse4059 Broadway.
Desserts include Swiss chocolate mousse cake with homemade raspberry sauce, carrot cake, key lime pie, turtle and plain cheesecakes and banana and coconut cream pies.
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Definition of mousse
: to style (hair) with mousse
First Known Use of mousse
MOUSSE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mousse for English Language Learners
: 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
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