Translation of "sour" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /saʊər/ us /saʊr/

sour adjective (TASTE)

B1 having a sharp, sometimes unpleasant, taste or smell, like a lemon, and not sweet

These plums are a bit sour. 这些李子有点酸。

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sour adjective (BAD FEELING)

unfriendly or easily annoyed

Overnight, it seemed, their relationship had turned sour. 一晚上的时间,他们的关系似乎变糟了。
She gave me a sour look. 她没好气地瞪了我一眼。


sourverb [ I or T ]

uk /saʊər/ us /saʊr/

sour verb [ I or T ] (TASTE)

to become sour or to make something become sour

Hot weather sours milk. 热天牛奶会变酸。
Milk sours in hot weather. 牛奶在热天会变酸。

sour verb [ I or T ] (BAD FEELING)

to (cause to) become unpleasant or unfriendly

Her whole attitude to life soured as a result of that experience. 那次经历过后,她对生活的整个态度变得很消极。
This incident has soured relations between the two countries. 这一事件导致两国关系恶化。

sournoun [ C ]

uk /saʊər/ us /saʊr/ mainly US

a drink made from strong alcohol, lemon, or lime juice, sugar, and ice

a whisky sour 威士忌酸味鸡尾酒

(Translation of “sour” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)