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KK Pronunciation

〔 saUr 〕


〔 ˊsauә 〕

Overview of noun sour

The noun sour has 3 senses

  • sour -- (a cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar)

  • sour, sourness, tartness -- (the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth)

  • sourness, sour, acidity -- (the property of being acidic)

Overview of verb sour

The verb sour has 2 senses

  • sour, turn, ferment, work -- (go sour or spoil; "The milk has soured"; "The wine worked"; "The cream has turned--we have to throw it out")

  • sour, acidify, acidulate, acetify -- (make sour or more sour)

Overview of adj sour

The adj sour has 6 senses

  • sour, rancid -- (smelling of fermentation or staleness)

  • sour -- (having a sharp biting taste)

  • sour -- (one of the four basic taste sensations; like the taste of vinegar or lemons)

  • off, sour, turned -- (in an unpalatable state; "sour milk")

  • false, off-key, sour -- (inaccurate in pitch; "a false (or sour) note"; "her singing was off key")

  • dark, dour, glowering, glum, moody, morose, saturnine, sour, sullen -- (showing a brooding ill humor; "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")