Definitions of sour:
  • noun:   the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth
  • noun:   a cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar
  • noun:   the property of being acidic
  • verb:   make sour or more sour
  • verb:   go sour or spoil
    Example: "The milk has soured"
  • adjective:   having a sharp biting taste
  • adjective:   one of the four basic taste sensations; like the taste of vinegar or lemons
  • adjective:   smelling of fermentation or staleness
  • adjective:   in an unpalatable state
    Example: "Sour milk"
  • adjective:   inaccurate in pitch
    Example: "A false (or sour) note"
  • adjective:   showing a brooding ill humor
    Example: "A sour temper"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #49287)

Related words...
Descriptive words...

Search for sour at other dictionaries: OneLook, Oxford, American Heritage, Merriam-Webster, Wikipedia

Book See sour used in context: 550+ rhymes, 33 Shakespeare works, several books and articles.

Help  Advanced  Feedback  iPhone/iPad  Android  API  @RhymeZoneCom  Blog  Privacy

Copyright © 2022 Datamuse