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Sour

Definition

[n] the property of being acidic
[n] the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth
[n] a cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar
[adj] smelling of fermentation or staleness
[adj] 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"
[adj] inaccurate in pitch; "a false (or sour) note"; "her singing was off key"
[adj] one of the four basic taste sensations; like the taste of vinegar or lemons
[adj] having a sharp biting taste
[adj] in an unpalatable state; "sour milk"
[v] go sour or spoil; "The milk has soured"; "The wine worked"; "The cream has turned--we have to throw it out"
[v] make sour or more sour

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