[ UK /sˈaʊə/ ]
[ US /ˈsaʊɝ, ˈsaʊɹ/ ]
[ US /ˈsaʊɝ, ˈsaʊɹ/ ]
- having a sharp biting taste
- one of the four basic taste sensations; like the taste of vinegar or lemons
showing a brooding ill humor
a sour temper
a sullen crowd
a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius
a dark scowl
the proverbially dour New England Puritan
a morose and unsociable manner
he sat in moody silence
a glum, hopeless shrug
- smelling of fermentation or staleness
in an unpalatable state
inaccurate in pitch
her singing was off key
a false (or sour) note
- a cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar
- the property of being acidic
- the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth
- make sour or more sour
go sour or spoil
The wine worked
The cream has turned--we have to throw it out
The milk has soured
How To Use sour In A Sentence
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