A frozen dessert of a frothy texture, made of sweetened and flavored whipped cream, sometimes with the addition of egg yolks and gelatin. Mousse differs from ice cream in being beaten before -- not during -- the freezing process.
- Any of various chilled desserts made with flavored whipped cream, gelatin, and eggs: chocolate mousse.
- A molded dish containing meat, fish, or shellfish combined with whipped cream and gelatin.
- An aerosol foam used to control and style the hair.
- To apply a styling foam to (the hair).