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Pronunciation

Adjective

sour (comparative sourer, superlative sourest)

Positive
sour

Comparative
sourer

Superlative
sourest

  1. having an acid, sharp or tangy taste
  2. made rancid by fermentation etc
  3. tasting or smelling rancid
  4. peevish or bad-tempered
  5. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) excessively acid and thus infertile
  6. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) containing excess sulphur

Translations

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Noun

Singular
sour

Plural
sours

sour (sours)
  1. the sensation of a sour taste
  2. a drink made with whiskey, lemon or lime juice and sugar

Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to sour

Third person singular
sours

Simple past
soured

Past participle
soured

Present participle
souring

to sour (third-person singular simple present sours, present participle souring, simple past and past participle soured)
  1. To make or become sour
    Too much lemon juice will sour the recipe.
  2. To become disenchanted
    We broke up after our relationship soured.

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