Adjective "Sour" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Sour


    Definition:

    1. having an acid taste, resembling that of vinegar, lemon juice, etc.; tart.

    2. rendered acid or affected by fermentation; fermented.

    3. producing the one of the four basic taste sensations that is not bitter, salt, or sweet.

    4. characteristic of something fermented: a sour smell.

    5. distasteful or disagreeable; unpleasant.

    6. below standard; poor.

    7. harsh in spirit or temper; austere; morose; peevish.

    8. Agriculture. (of soil) having excessive acidity.

    Examples:

    "sentiments can be sour in sessions."

    "relations can be sour since uprisings."

    "investors can be sour on stocks."

    "ties can be sour as results."

    "tastes can be sour over years."

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