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MOUSSE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does mousse mean? 

MOUSSE (noun)
  The noun MOUSSE has 3 senses:

1. a rich, frothy, creamy dessert made with whipped egg whites and heavy cream
2. a light creamy dish made from fish or meat and set with gelatin
3. toiletry consisting of an aerosol foam used in hair styling

  Familiarity information: MOUSSE used as a noun is uncommon.


MOUSSE (verb)
  The verb MOUSSE has 1 sense:

1. apply a styling gel to

  Familiarity information: MOUSSE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MOUSSE (noun)


Sense 1mousse [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A rich, frothy, creamy dessert made with whipped egg whites and heavy cream

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Hypernyms ("mousse" is a kind of...):

afters; dessert; sweet (a dish served as the last course of a meal)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "mousse"):

chocolate mousse (dessert mousse made with chocolate)


Sense 2mousse [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A light creamy dish made from fish or meat and set with gelatin

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Hypernyms ("mousse" is a kind of...):

dish (a particular item of prepared food)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "mousse"):

fish mousse (mousse made with fish)

chicken mousse (mousse made with chicken)


Sense 3mousse [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Toiletry consisting of an aerosol foam used in hair styling

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

hair gel; hair mousse; mousse

Hypernyms ("mousse" is a kind of...):

toilet article; toiletry (an artifact used in making your toilet)


MOUSSE (verb)


Sense 1mousse [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Apply a styling gel to

Classified under:

Verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care

Synonyms:

mousse; gel

Context example:

she mousses her hair

Hypernyms (to "mousse" is one way to...):

groom; neaten (care for one's external appearance)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

Sentence example:

They mousse their hair


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