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Having a tart taste. Also: Disagreeable.

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Usage examples (37)
  • Again and again he tried after the tempting morsel, but at last had to give it up, and walked away with his nose in the air, saying: "I am sure they are sour."
  • A false (or sour) note
  • sour milk
  • Amanda went to stand opposite Berry on the other side of the bed, her expression sour.
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