Synonyms of sour
- 1. sour, cocktail
- usage: a cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar
- 2. sour, sourness, tartness, taste, taste sensation, gustatory sensation, taste perception, gustatory perception
- usage: the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth
- 3. sourness, sour, acidity, taste property
- usage: the property of being acidic
- 1. sour, turn, ferment, work, change state, turn
- usage: go sour or spoil; "The milk has soured"; "The wine worked"; "The cream has turned--we have to throw it out"
- 2. sour, acidify, acidulate, acetify, change taste
- usage: make sour or more sour
- 1. sour, rancid, malodorous (vs. fragrant), malodourous, unpleasant-smelling, ill-smelling, stinky
- usage: smelling of fermentation or staleness
- 2. sour (vs. sweet), acerb, acerbic, astringent, acetose, acetous, vinegary, vinegarish, acidic, acid, acidulent, acidulous, lemony, lemonlike, sourish, tangy, tart, subacid, dry, soured, tasty
- usage: having a sharp biting taste
- 3. sour, tasty (vs. tasteless)
- usage: one of the four basic taste sensations; like the taste of vinegar or lemons
- 4. off, sour, turned, soured (vs. unsoured)
- usage: in an unpalatable state; "sour milk"
- 5. false, off-key, sour, inharmonious (vs. harmonious), unharmonious
- usage: inaccurate in pitch; "a false (or sour) note"; "her singing was off key"
- 6. dark, dour, glowering, glum, moody, morose, saturnine, sour, sullen, ill-natured (vs. good-natured)
- usage: 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"
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Definition and meaning of sour (Dictionary)