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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