Dictionary Results for sour


1. sour - noun

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

Hypernym(s): cocktail




2. sour - noun

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

Synonym(s): sourness, tartness

Hypernym(s): taste, taste_sensation, gustatory_sensation, taste_perception, gustatory_perception




3. sour - noun

· the property of being acidic

Synonym(s): sourness, acidity

Hypernym(s): taste_property




4. sour - verb

· go sour or spoil; "The milk has soured"; "The wine worked"; "The cream has turned--we have to throw it out"

Synonym(s): turn, ferment, work

Hypernym(s): change_state, turn




5. sour - verb

· make sour or more sour

Synonym(s): acidify, acidulate, acetify

Hypernym(s): change_taste

Antonym(s): sweeten




6. sour - adjective

· smelling of fermentation or staleness

Synonym(s): rancid




7. sour - adjective

· having a sharp biting taste

Antonym(s): sweet




8. sour - adjective

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




9. sour - adjective

· in an unpalatable state; "sour milk"

Synonym(s): off, turned




10. sour - adjective

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

Synonym(s): false, off-key




11. sour - adjective

· 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"

Synonym(s): dark, dour, glowering, glum, moody, morose, saturnine, sullen





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