Translation of "sour" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

sour

adjective uk /saʊər/ us /saʊr/
TASTE 味道

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

酸的,有酸味的
These plums are a bit sour. 这些李子有点酸。
BAD FEELING 不好的感觉

unfriendly or easily annoyed

不友好的;坏脾气的,没好气的
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。
sourly adverb uk /ˈsaʊə.li/ us /ˈsaʊr.li/
sourness noun [ U ] uk /ˈsaʊə.nəs/ us /ˈsaʊr.nəs/

Idiom(s)

verb [ I or T ] uk /saʊər/ us /saʊr/
TASTE 味道

to become sour or to make something become sour

(使)变酸;(使)酸腐
Hot weather sours milk. 热天牛奶会变酸。
Milk sours in hot weather. 牛奶在热天会变酸。
BAD FEELING 不好的感觉

to (cause to) become unpleasant or unfriendly

(使)令人不快,(使)不友好
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。
noun [ C ] uk /saʊər/ us /saʊr/ mainly US

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

酸味鸡尾酒
a whisky sour 威士忌酸味鸡尾酒

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