"Well, I wouldn't count too much on it," advised the woman, sourly.
"That's all you're good for," interposed Captain Fishley, sourly.
sourly, I told him, "As a publisher, you should know that good news is no news."
"Don't bother with the old crab," advised the owner, sourly.
He eyed Phillips sourly and suspiciously, and none too politely requested to know his business.
Mayo was sourly resolved to paint his low estate in black colors.
"Sounds more like water-logged to me from your description," said the other sourly, returning to her dinner.
Sound away, then,” said the American sourly; “but do you want to be a week?
"A man's got to be a hog for work to hold a job like mine," said Hicks sourly.
"I didn't say for you to put it on," remarked Grandmother, sourly.
Old English sur "sour, tart, acid, fermented," from Proto-Germanic *sura- "sour" (cf. Old Norse surr, Middle Dutch suur, Dutch zuur, Old High German sur, German Sauer), from PIE root *suro- "sour, salty, bitter" (cf. Old Church Slavonic syru, Russian syroi "moist, raw;" Lithuanian suras "salty," suris "cheese").
French sur "sour, tart" (12c.) is a Germanic loan-word. Meaning :having a peevish disposition" is from early 13c. Sense in whisky sour (1885) is "with lemon added" (1862). Sour cream is attested from 1855.
c.1300, from sour (adj.). Cf. Old High German suren, German säuern. Related: Soured; souring.