HyperDic: sour

English > 11 senses of the word sour:
ADJECTIVEallsour, rancidsmelling of fermentation or staleness
allsourhaving a sharp biting taste / taste
allsourone of the four basic taste sensations
allsour, off, turnedin an unpalatable state
allsour, false, off-keyinaccurate in pitch
allsour, dark, dour, glowering, glum, moody, morose, saturnine, sullenshowing a brooding ill humor
VERBchangesour, turn, ferment, workgo sour / sour or spoil
perceptionsour, acidify, acidulate, acetifymake sour or more sour
NOUNfoodsoura cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar
cognitionsour, sourness, tartnessthe taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth
attributesour, sourness, aciditythe property of being acidic
sour > pronunciation
Soundssaw'er; saw'r
Rhymesbellflower ... willpower: 32 rhymes with awer...
Adenauer ... scour: 9 rhymes with awr...
English > sour: 11 senses > adjective 1
MeaningSmelling of fermentation or staleness.
Synonymrancid
Broadermalodorous, malodourous, unpleasant-smelling, ill-smelling, stinkyHaving an unpleasant smell
Spanishacre, agrio, rancio
Catalanagre, ranci
Nounssournessthe property of being acidic
English > sour: 11 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving a sharp biting taste / taste.
Narroweracerb, acerbic, astringentsour or bitter in taste
acetose, acetous, vinegary, vinegarishtasting or smelling like vinegar
acidic, acid, acidulent, aciduloussour to the taste
lemony, lemonlike, sourish, tangy, tarttasting sour like a lemon
subacidslightly sour to the taste
See alsodry(of liquor) having a low residual sugar content because of decomposition of sugar during fermentation
souredHaving turned bad
tastypleasing to the sense of taste
OppositesweetHaving or denoting the characteristic taste of sugar
Spanishácido, acídulo, agrio
Catalanàcid, agre
Nounssournessthe property of being acidic
English > sour: 11 senses > adjective 3
MeaningOne of the four basic taste sensations; like the taste of vinegar or lemons.
Broadertastypleasing to the sense of taste
Spanishácido
Catalanàcid
Nounssournessthe property of being acidic
sourness, tartnessthe taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth
English > sour: 11 senses > adjective 4
MeaningIn an unpalatable state.
Example"sour milk"
Synonymsoff, turned
BroadersouredHaving turned bad
Spanishagrio
Catalanagre
Nounssournessthe property of being acidic
English > sour: 11 senses > adjective 5
Meaninginaccurate in pitch.
Example"a false (or sour) note"
Synonymsfalse, off-key
Broaderinharmonious, unharmoniousnot in harmony / harmony
Spanishdesafinado
Catalandesafinat
English > sour: 11 senses > adjective 6
Meaningshowing a brooding ill humor.
Example "a sour temper"
Synonymsdark, dour, glowering, glum, moody, morose, saturnine, sullen
Broaderill-naturedHaving an irritable and unpleasant disposition
Spanishadusto, agrio, austero, desabrido, hosco, lúgubre, malhumorado, retraïdo, saturnino, sombrío, taciturno
Catalanadust, agre, auster, esquerp, lúgubre, retret, sorrut, taciturn
Nounssournessa sullen moody resentful disposition
Adverbssourlyin a sour manner
English > sour: 11 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningA cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar.
Narrowerwhiskey sour, whisky sourA sour made with whiskey
BroadercocktailA short mixed drink
Spanishsour
English > sour: 11 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth.
Synonymssourness, tartness
Narroweracidity, acidulousnessThe taste experience when something acidic is taken into the mouth
Broadertaste, taste sensation, gustatory sensation, taste perception, gustatory perceptionThe sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus
Spanishagrura
Catalanagre, agresa, agror
Verbssourmake sour or more sour
English > sour: 11 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe property of being acidic.
Synonymssourness, acidity
Narroweracerbity, tartnessA sharp sour taste
vinegariness, vinegarishnessA sourness resembling that of vinegar / vinegar
Broadertaste propertyA property appreciated via the sense of taste
Spanishacedía, acidez
Verbssourmake sour or more sour
English > sour: 11 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningGo sour / sour or spoil.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The milk has soured"
Synonymsturn, ferment, work
Caused byferment, workCause to undergo fermentation
Entailed bybrewPrepare by brewing
Broaderchange state, turnUndergo a transformation or a change of position or action
Similar toferment, workCause to undergo fermentation
Spanishagrazarse, agriarse, amargar, asperear, avinagrarse, elaborar, fermentar
Catalanacidificar, agrejar, agrir-se, amargar, asprejar, avinagrar-se, elaborar, fermentar, picar-se, repuntar-se
Nounssouringthe process of becoming sour
English > sour: 11 senses > verb 2, perception
Meaningmake sour or more sour.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsacidify, acidulate, acetify
Broaderchange tasteAlter the flavor of
Oppositesweeten, dulcify, edulcorate, dulcoratemake sweeter in taste / taste
Spanishacetificar, acidar, acidificar, acidular, agriar, amargar, asperear, avinagrar
Catalanacetificar, acidificar, acidular, agrir-se, amargar, asprejar, avinagrar-se, picar-se, repuntar-se
Nounssourthe property of being acidic
sourthe taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth

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