Definition of mousseux in English:

mousseux

adjective

  • (of wine) sparkling.

    ‘vin mousseux’
    • ‘Villages where grapes for AOC Anjou mousseux are grown are marked.’
    • ‘Landron's Muscadets (bottled under the Domaine de la Louvetrie label) are stellar, and I did not know that we would be getting in a bit of Jo's vin mousseux as well.’
    effervescent, fizzy, carbonated, aerated, gassy, bubbly, bubbling, fizzing, foaming, frothy
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noun

mass noun
  • Sparkling wine.

    • ‘Saumur's most important wine (and France's most important mousseux) is Saumur Mousseux, a well-priced sparkling wine made from Chenin Blanc grapes with Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc.’
    • ‘Yet just the other day I was charged a stunning 23 quid for a dreadful bottle of mousseux.’
    • ‘We also received a complimentary bottle of mousseux that was very good.’
    champagne, sparkling wine
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Origin

From French, from mousse ‘froth’.

Pronunciation

mousseux

/muːˈsəː//musø/