Sour synonyms

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The definition of bitter is having a harsh and disagreeable taste or something that is hard to bear.
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Sharp or bitter in tone or meaning; cutting.
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Having the capacity to sting.
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(Idiomatic) Tense, nervous or irritable.
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To change into vinegar or acetic acid
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Briskly or keenly cold and cutting:
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Causing, or connected with, acetification; as, acetous fermentation.
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Having the taste, smell, or nature of vinegar.
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Having the bad smell or taste of stale fats or oils; spoiled
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Having a stale, moldy smell or taste, as an unused room, food kept in a damp place, etc.
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Somewhat sarcastic
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Cross or caustic
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Acrid is defined as a sharp, bitter taste or smell that is unpleasant.
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Capable of burning, corroding or destroying organic tissue.
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(Not comparable) That is used for cutting.
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Sharp and stinging in style or content; vivid or fiery:
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Severe, cruel, or exacting:
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Having a tang, or pleasantly sharp flavor
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Of or like brine; very salty
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Distasteful; unpalatable:
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Tasting Sour or bitter.
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Of, like, containing, or producing acetic acid or vinegar
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Having the reddish-brown color of a fox
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Somewhat acidic.
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The definition of green is having the color between blue and yellow on the color spectrum or being good for the environment.
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Not ripe.
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Turning sour; readily becoming tart or acid; slightly sour.
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Sour in taste
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Spiteful; nasty:
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Tending to complain or grumble; peevish or grumpy.
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To become sour:
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To make turbulent; excite or agitate.
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To be damaged or injured in such a way as to become useless, valueless, etc.; specif., to decay, as food
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Of a geographic area, to become unsafe.
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To use an acidic catalyst. The chemical change being emphasised over the importance of the change in ph. Used in the processing of biodiesel co-products.
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To change into an acid
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To fill with hate; embitter
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To make sour or bitter
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(Intransitive) To form curds so that it no longer flows smoothly; to cause to form such curds. (usually said of milk)
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Not severe or acute:
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Having a soothing effect; not irritating or stimulating.
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In an ill humor; bad-tempered; peevish
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(Archaic) acerbic; bitter; harsh
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Acid is defined as something that has a sour taste, or something that has a pH of less than 7 in chemistry.
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Having an acid quality; sour; acidulous.
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Strict or severe in discipline; ascetic:
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Difficult to understand; complicated.
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(Archaic) Causing harm; unfavorable
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Negative or pessimistic, as from world-weariness:
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Marked by sternness or harshness; forbidding:
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Sour in taste
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Sour in taste
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Tending to infest; acting like an infection.
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Sour in taste
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Devoid of gladness and gaiety.
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Of or like a misanthrope
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Inclined to find fault; complaining
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Not amiable; not likable; having a tendency to be disliked.
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Harshness, bitterness, or severity; as, acerbity of temper, of language, of pain.
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The act or process of making something sour (acidifying), or changing into an acid.
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The state or condition of being mirthless.
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A substance or preparation, such as alum, that draws together or constricts body tissues, resulting in decreased flow of blood or other secretions.
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Present participle of begin.
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To preserve (meat or other foods, for example) by extracting the moisture.
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To cause to be bitter.
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To flow or cause to flow like a fountain.
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Alternative spelling of embitter.
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To utter with a loud wailing voice or wordless cry.
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(Intransitive) To turn sour and coagulate from too long standing, as milk.
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The point at which the axes of a Cartesian coordinate system intersect. The coordinates of the origin are (0,0) in two dimensions and (0,0,0) in three dimensions.
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To cause to come into existence; originate.
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To deteriorate through neglect or inactivity; languish or decline:
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To an extreme degree.
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To ejaculate inside the penetratee during intercourse, especially in the rectum.
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(Slang) To buy something or pay an expense:
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Simple past tense and past participle of turn
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Able to be depended on for the discharge of obligations incurred; of unimpaired credit.
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Fair and comfortable:
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Having a pleasant or satisfying flavor; delicious.
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Cheerful; willing:
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Willing; ready
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Generally warm, approachable and easy to relate with in character.
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Polite and respectful; formally pleasant:
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Friendly; kind; sweet; gracious; as, an amiable temper or mood; amiable ideas.
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To give support to; be favorable to; foster; help
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To cause to become more active:
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To provoke and urge on:
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Partially or totally dark, especially dismal and dreary:
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The definition of glum is being or looking gloomy or sad.
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Expressive of a mood, especially a sullen or gloomy mood:
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The definition of saturnine is someone or someplace that is gloomy, dark, moody or mysterious.
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(Often derogatory) silent and withdrawn after being upset
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The definition of sullen is something that appears dull or dark.
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Amiss is a person, place, or thing that is flawed or incorrect in some way.
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Not in accordance with what is usual or expected
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Contrary to conscience, morality, or law:
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Having a taste characteristic of that produced by acids
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Unexpected.
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Not in accordance with what is usual or expected
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(Geol.) Designating or of igneous rocks with more than 66% silica
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Having richness or depth:
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showing a brooding ill humor; ; ; ; ; ; - Bruce Bliven
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Uttering falsehood; dishonest or deceitful.
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(Music) pitched inaccurately either above or below the correct note
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Being the animal or vehicle on the right.
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The quality or condition of being sour, usually said of human personalities.
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The state, quality, or degree of being acid.
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The characteristic of being tart; sharpness of taste; sourness; bitterness.
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Followed by with. General use, said of either fellow employees or instruments or clients.
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To remove sulfur compounds from (fuel oil or gas).
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Produced by fermentation.
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The definition of unsavory is unpleasant, disagreeable or disreputable.
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Tasting somewhat like vinegar.
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Having a strong taste that stings the tongue, said especially of hot (spicy) food, which has a strong and sharp or bitter taste.
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Favorably stimulating to the palate; pleasantly spicy; stimulating.
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To treat, impregnate, or combine with tartar.
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Sour in taste
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Of or relating to insects and certain other animals that wound the skin with a sting, mouthparts, or fangs.
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Turned or twisted toward one side; crooked, distorted, out of place.
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Synonym Study

  • Tart suggests a slightly stinging sharpness or sourness and usually connotes that this may be pleasant to the taste a tart cherry pie
  • Acidulous suggests a slightly sour or acid quality acidulous spring water
  • Acid suggests a sourness that is normal or natural a lemon is an acid fruit
  • Sour usually implies an unpleasant sharpness of taste and often connotes fermentation or rancidity sour milk
Find another word for sour. In this page you can discover 142 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for sour, like: bitter, tart, make sour, acetose, stinging, on-edge, acetify, sharp, acetous, vinegary and rancid.