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Another word for sour

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Adjective
  1. Having a taste characteristic of that produced by acids

    See also:

    taste

  2. Having a noticeably sharp pungent taste or smell

    See also:

    taste

  3. Broodingly and sullenly unhappy

    See also:

    happy

  4. Not in accordance with what is usual or expected

Verb
  1. To make or become bitter

    See also:

    happy

Another word for sour

Modifier
  1. Sour in taste

  2. Sour in temper

    See also:

    irritable

Verb

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