adjective, sour·er, sour·est.
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Any tart filling, such as this brightly sour roasted cranberry mixture, pairs beautifully with pillowy, sweet meringue.Tart roasted cranberries and a billowy meringue topping take this pie in a bright, bold direction|Erin Jeanne McDowell|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
It’s a classic, balanced, not too dark and not too sour crowd-pleaser.Now You Can Steep Your Coffee Like Tea—and It's Awesome|AC Shilton|November 11, 2020|Outside Online
When savory, a dollop of sour cream-like natilla is usually served on top.Everything You Need to Know About Costa Rican Food|Nicholas Gill|November 11, 2020|Eater
He has a knack for picking out perfectly ripe fruit, so there’s rarely a dry or sour orange on the plate, but at my parents’ house, oranges are only ever eaten raw.Harness the bright sweetness of oranges in these 7 recipes|Kari Sonde|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
Sample a comfort beer, such as the oatmeal raisin cookie stout, or if you need an energy boost, try a sour beer with electrolytes, such as War Goose.In Delaware, a new Instagram-friendly driving trail spotlights local artists and sites|Andrea Sachs|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
Frustrated by her souring relationship with Salinger, Maynard fixated on the idea of having a daughter.
Political independents are also souring on Obama, with just 37 percent approving of his job performance, a 10-point drop.In Wake of Surveillance Stories, Barack Obama’s Poll Numbers Plummet|John Avlon|June 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Of the high hopes that characterize the Western Aliyah (immigration) souring so dramatically, so brutally.
Why are voters—especially Independent voters—suddenly souring on Romney?Mitt Romney’s Unfavorable Ratings Have Been Rising Since Iowa|Andrew Romano|February 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And then—five days later, with the polls showing Americans souring on the Lebanon policy—Reagan decided to pull the troops out.
In the souring of canned sweet corn, it is exceptional that the ends are forced outward.Detection of the Common Food Adulterants|Edwin M. Bruce
To prevent milk from souring, dishonest milk dealers often put into it such preservatives as soda, borax, and formaldehyde.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 2|Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
It may be conceded to him that circumstances had been of a souring character.All on the Irish Shore|E. Somerville and Martin Ross
Again, slow cooling gives more time for this oxydation to go on, and thus "ripen" the cream for churning without souring it.Hints on Dairying|T. D. Curtis
They are universally present in milk and are commonly the greatest causal agent in its souring.The Book of Cheese|Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk