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sour

adjective  /sɑʊər/ us  

sour adjective (TASTE)

(esp. of food) having a sharp taste: The four basic tastes are sweet, salty, bitter, and sour.

sour adjective (UNPLEASANT)

unfriendly or unpleasant in manner or attitude: The team’s perfect season went/turned sour after they lost their second straight game.

sour

verb  /sɑʊər/ us  

sour verb (TASTE)

[I] to become sour: I’m afraid the milk has soured.

sour verb (UNPLEASANT)

[I/T] to become bad or unpleasant, or cause someone to feel bad or unhappy: [I] When the economy soured, donations to the charity dried up.
Translations of “sour”
in Korean 신…
in Arabic حامِض…
in French sur, acide, aigre…
in Turkish ekşi, mayhoş, huysuz…
in Italian agro, aspro, acerbo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 味道, 酸的,有酸味的…
in Russian кислый, прокисший, враждебный…
in Polish kwaśny, wrogi…
in Spanish agrio, ácido, amargo…
in Portuguese azedo…
in German sauer…
in Catalan àcid, agre…
in Japanese すっぱい, 酸味のある…
in Chinese (Simplified) 味道, 酸的,有酸味的…
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