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1. sour

verb. ['ˈsaʊɝ, ˈsaʊr'] go sour or spoil.

Synonyms

  • change state
  • work
  • turn

Antonyms

  • blond
  • enlightenment
  • enlightened
  • active

Etymology

  • sour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sur (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Sour

  • dessauer
  • scour
  • n'dour
  • krauer
  • flour
  • blauer
  • lour
  • jour
  • dower
  • dour
  • bour
  • hour

Example sentences of the word sour


1. Adjective
Next, incorporate 3/4 cup of sour cream into the mixture by blending well with a spoon.

Quotes containing the word sour


1. There's a period of life when we swallow a knowledge of ourselves and it becomes either good or sour inside.
- Pearl Bailey

2. In Australia, even the darkest subject matter has a little pinch of humor. A little sweet to make the sour go down.
- Ben Mendelsohn

3. Sour Patch, Swedish Fish. I love candy, man. I can't go without candy. And when I'm recording, I always have a TV on with cartoons - on mute, though. When I'm recording, I like to look at the TV now and then and see some crazy, wacky stuff. When you're thinking creative, it just keeps you creative. Everybody got their way of making music.
- Tyga

2. sour

adjective. ['ˈsaʊɝ, ˈsaʊr'] smelling of fermentation or staleness.

Synonyms

  • stinky
  • ill-smelling
  • malodorous
  • unpleasant-smelling
  • malodourous

Antonyms

  • fresh
  • unpalatable
  • unappetizing
  • dryness

Etymology

  • sour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sur (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. sour

verb. ['ˈsaʊɝ, ˈsaʊr'] make sour or more sour.

Synonyms

  • change taste
  • acidify
  • acidulate

Antonyms

  • unconcealed
  • elated
  • alkalinity
  • tasteful

Etymology

  • sour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sur (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. sour

adjective. ['ˈsaʊɝ, ˈsaʊr'] inaccurate in pitch.

Synonyms

  • off-key
  • unharmonious
  • false

Antonyms

  • stay
  • stimulating
  • intoxicated
  • tearful

Etymology

  • sour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sur (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. sour

adjective. ['ˈsaʊɝ, ˈsaʊr'] one of the four basic taste sensations; like the taste of vinegar or lemons.

Antonyms

  • liquid

Etymology

  • sour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sur (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. sour

adjective. ['ˈsaʊɝ, ˈsaʊr'] showing a brooding ill humor.

Synonyms

  • glowering
  • sullen
  • ill-natured
  • moody
  • dour
  • saturnine
  • dark
  • glum

Antonyms

  • wet
  • humidify
  • sugary
  • humorless

Etymology

  • sour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sur (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. sour

noun. ['ˈsaʊɝ, ˈsaʊr'] the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth.

Synonyms

  • gustatory perception
  • taste
  • tartness
  • taste perception
  • gustatory sensation
  • taste sensation
  • acidulousness
  • sourness

Antonyms

  • unemotional
  • docile
  • unsarcastic
  • light

Etymology

  • sour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sur (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. sour

noun. ['ˈsaʊɝ, ˈsaʊr'] a cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar.

Synonyms

  • whiskey sour
  • whisky sour

Antonyms

  • cheerful
  • white
  • good

Etymology

  • sour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sur (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. sour

adjective. ['ˈsaʊɝ, ˈsaʊr'] in an unpalatable state.

Synonyms

  • off
  • turned

Antonyms

  • fancy
  • productive
  • gaseous

Etymology

  • sour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sur (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. sour

noun. ['ˈsaʊɝ, ˈsaʊr'] the property of being acidic.

Synonyms

  • vinegariness
  • vinegarishness
  • tartness
  • taste property
  • acerbity
  • sourness

Antonyms

  • man
  • amphoteric
  • alkaline
  • nonastringent

Etymology

  • sour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sur (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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