Definitions for sour

Definitions for (noun) sour

Main entry: sour, sourness, acidity

Definition: the property of being acidic

Main entry: tartness, sour, sourness

Definition: the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth

Main entry: sour

Definition: a cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar

Definitions for (verb) sour

Main entry: ferment, work, sour, turn

Definition: go sour or spoil

Usage: The milk has soured; The wine worked; The cream has turned--we have to throw it out

Main entry: acetify, acidify, acidulate, sour

Definition: make sour or more sour

Definitions for (adj) sour

Main entry: rancid, sour

Definition: smelling of fermentation or staleness

Main entry: dark, dour, glowering, glum, saturnine, sour, sullen, moody, morose

Definition: showing a brooding ill humor

Usage: a dark scowl; the proverbially dour New England Puritan; a glum, hopeless shrug; he sat in moody silence; a morose and unsociable manner; a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius- Bruce Bliven; a sour temper; a sullen crowd

Main entry: off-key, false, sour

Definition: inaccurate in pitch

Usage: a false (or sour) note; her singing was off key

Main entry: sour

Definition: having a sharp biting taste

Main entry: sour, turned, off

Definition: in an unpalatable state

Usage: sour milk

Main entry: sour

Definition: one of the four basic taste sensations; like the taste of vinegar or lemons

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