Definitions For Sour

noun

  • 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

verb

  • 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

adjective

  • 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

adjective

  • 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

Scrabble
4
Words with Friends
5

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.

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Antonyms for Sour

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