12 Definitions of Sour

The meaning of the word sour, the definition of Sour:

n. - A sour or acid substance; whatever produces a painful effect.

superl. - Having an acid or sharp, biting taste, like vinegar, and the juices of most unripe fruits; acid; tart.

superl. - Changed, as by keeping, so as to be acid, rancid, or musty, turned.

superl. - Disagreeable; unpleasant; hence; cross; crabbed; peevish; morose; as, a man of a sour temper; a sour reply.

superl. - Afflictive; painful.

superl. - Cold and unproductive; as, sour land; a sour marsh.

v. t. - To cause to become sour; to cause to turn from sweet to sour; as, exposure to the air sours many substances.

v. t. - To make cold and unproductive, as soil.

v. t. - To make unhappy, uneasy, or less agreeable.

v. t. - To cause or permit to become harsh or unkindly.

v. t. - To macerate, and render fit for plaster or mortar; as, to sour lime for business purposes.

v. i. - To become sour; to turn from sweet to sour; as, milk soon sours in hot weather; a kind temper sometimes sours in adversity.

The word "sour" uses 4 letters: O R S U

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after sour, or to sour in any order:

c - scour   d - duros sudor   e - euros roues rouse   f - fours   h - hours   l - lours   p - pours roups   s - sorus sours   t - roust routs stour torus tours   y - yours  

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