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Synonyms for sour

Synonyms for (noun) sour

Synonyms: sour, sourness, acidity Definition: the property of being acidic

Similar words: taste property Definition: a property appreciated via the sense of taste

Synonyms: tartness, sour, sourness Definition: the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth

Similar words: taste, taste perception, taste sensation, gustatory perception, gustatory sensation Definition: the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus Usage: the candy left him with a bad taste; the melon had a delicious taste

Synonyms: sour Definition: a cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar

Similar words: cocktail Definition: a short mixed drink

Synonyms for (verb) sour

Synonyms: ferment, work, sour, turn Definition: go sour or spoil Usage: The milk has soured; The wine worked; The cream has turned--we have to throw it out

Similar words: turn, change state Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action Usage: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism; The people turned against the President when he stole the election

Synonyms: acetify, acidify, acidulate, sour Definition: make sour or more sour

Similar words: change taste Definition: alter the flavor of

Synonyms for (adjective) sour

Synonyms: rancid, sour Definition: smelling of fermentation or staleness

Similar words: unpleasant-smelling, stinky, ill-smelling, malodorous, malodourous Definition: having an unpleasant smell

Synonyms: dark, dour, glowering, glum, saturnine, sour, sullen, moody, morose Definition: showing a brooding ill humor Usage: a dark scowl; the proverbially dour New England Puritan; a glum, hopeless shrug; he sat in moody silence; a morose and unsociable manner; a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius- Bruce Bliven; a sour temper; a sullen crowd

Similar words: ill-natured Definition: having an irritable and unpleasant disposition

Synonyms: off-key, false, sour Definition: inaccurate in pitch Usage: a false (or sour) note; her singing was off key

Similar words: unharmonious, inharmonious Definition: not in harmony

Synonyms: sour Definition: having a sharp biting taste

Similar words: acerb, acerbic, astringent Definition: sour or bitter in taste

Similar words: acetose, acetous, vinegarish, vinegary Definition: tasting or smelling like vinegar

Similar words: acid, acidic, acidulent, acidulous Definition: being sour to the taste

Similar words: sourish, lemonlike, lemony, tangy, tart Definition: tasting sour like a lemon

Similar words: subacid Definition: slightly sour to the taste

Synonyms: sour, turned, off Definition: in an unpalatable state Usage: sour milk

Similar words: soured Definition: having turned bad

Synonyms: sour Definition: one of the four basic taste sensations; like the taste of vinegar or lemons

Similar words: tasty Definition: pleasing to the sense of taste Usage: a tasty morsel