Definitions For Sour


  • The property of being acidic
  • The taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth
  • A cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar


  • Go sour or spoil
  • Make sour or more sour
  • An alcoholic drink that has a sour taste
  • To lose freshness and get an unpleasant taste or smell : to become sour
  • To become unpleasant or unfriendly
  • To make (someone or something) unpleasant or unfriendly


  • Smelling of fermentation or staleness
  • Showing a brooding ill humor
  • Inaccurate in pitch
  • In an unpalatable state
  • One of the four basic taste sensations; like the taste of vinegar or lemons


  • Having a sharp biting taste

Is Sour a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Sour is worth 4 points in Scrabble and 5 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Sour in a Sentence

  • The milk had turned sour.
  • He made a sour face.
  • Her disposition has soured in recent years.
  • Jealousy has soured their relationship.
  • His experiences have soured him.

Synonyms for Sour

Antonyms for Sour

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