adjective, sour·er, sour·est.
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of sour
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Example sentences from the Web for sour
Following the same principle, you can reduce the intensity of a sweet dessert by adding a sour contrasting element.There’s a science to food pairing, and you can learn it here|Peter Coucquyt, Bernard Lahousse, and Johan Langenbick|October 22, 2020|Popular Science
It can be purchased online or in some grocery stores in the canning section under the name “sour salt.”The scientific way to make perfectly creamy fondue|By Pat Polowsky/Saveur|October 2, 2020|Popular Science
After Jared became CEO in 2008, the company turned its ambitions to high-profile commercial properties in New York City, a foray that turned sour.The Kushners’ Freddie Mac Loan Wasn’t Just Massive. It Came With Unusually Good Terms, Too.|by Heather Vogell|October 1, 2020|ProPublica
For my part, I took the sour grapes route and decided that it was better to be in New York.
His stance soured his relationships with friends such as George Washington, a lifelong neighbor, and he never ran for president, unlike other fellow Virginians and Founding Fathers Jefferson and James Madison.Thank This Forgotten Founding Father for Your ‘Pursuit of Happiness’|Nick Fouriezos|September 27, 2020|Ozy
As the economy soured, Californians began to think in terms of limited resources and came to see migration as a zero sum game.Careful What You Wish For: Here’s What California Would Look Like Without Illegal Immigrants|Ruben Navarrette Jr.|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Since its inception, Hamas has had close ties with Iran, but relations soured when civil war broke out in Syria.A Who’s Who of Iran’s Favorite Palestinian Terrorists|IranWire|August 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
According to De Jesus, ICE management soured on Arambula for reasons that he did not make clear during his testimony.
The relationship between the partners soured and devolved into ugly squabbling and litigation.New Jersey Political Boss Loses Control Of Newspaper|Olivia Nuzzi|May 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But her mood soured, she says, when another airman made an inappropriate sexual comment.Spies, Lies, and Rape in the Air Force: An Undercover Agent's Story|Jacob Siegel|March 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He pictured himself as an old grouch, soured on the world, and surely uncompanionable.David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney
The praises lavished upon her were honestly won—too much would have satiated, not spoiled—the utter absence of reward soured her.Alone|Marion Harland
The Creeks came west, soured and disappointed, and but little disposed for the effort before them.The Indian in his Wigwam|Henry R. Schoolcraft
"They seem to have soured the disposition of the Tide Mill," ventured Sylvia.The Opened Shutters|Clara Louise Burnham
His wholly sweet spirit could not be soured by the injustices and insolences that came into his life.The Stones of Paris in History and Letters, Volume I (of 2)|Benjamin Ellis Martin