sour
1. [ verb ] go sour or spoil
Synonyms: turn work ferment
Examples:

"The milk has soured" "The wine worked" "The cream has turned--we have to throw it out"

Related terms: change_state ferment zymosis fermentation souring
2. [ verb ] make sour or more sour
Synonyms: acidulate acetify acidify
Related terms: sweeten change_taste acid vinegar sourness
3. [ adjective ] smelling of fermentation or staleness
Synonyms: rancid
Related terms: malodorous
4. [ adjective ] inaccurate in pitch
Synonyms: off-key false
Examples:

"a false (or sour) note" "her singing was off key"

Related terms: inharmonious
5. [ adjective ] in an unpalatable state
Synonyms: turned off
Examples:

"sour milk"

Related terms: soured
6. [ noun ] (psychology,food) the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth
Synonyms: tartness sourness
Related terms: taste acidity
7. [ adjective ] inaccurate in pitch
Synonyms: off-key false
Examples:

"a false (or sour) note" "her singing was off key"

Related terms: inharmonious
8. [ adjective ] having a sharp biting taste
Related terms: sweet lemony acerb acidic acidulated subacid acetose tasteful soured dry
9. [ adjective ] showing a brooding ill humor
Synonyms: sullen morose glowering glum moody dour saturnine dark
Examples:

"a dark scowl" "the proverbially dour New England Puritan" "a glum, hopeless shrug" "in moody silence" "a morose and unsociable manner" "a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven "a sour temper"

Related terms: ill-natured
10. [ adjective ] one of the four basic taste sensations; like the taste of vinegar or lemons
Related terms: tasteful
11. [ noun ] (food) a cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar
Related terms: cocktail whiskey_sour
12. [ noun ] (food) the property of being acidic
Synonyms: acidity sourness
Related terms: taste_property vinegariness acerbity
Similar spelling:   sore
  Sora
  soar
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  sorrow
  Soraya
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