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Meaning of sour

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: smelling of fermentation or staleness [syn: {sour},
      2: having a sharp biting taste [ant: {sweet}]
      3: one of the four basic taste sensations; like the taste of
         vinegar or lemons
      4: in an unpalatable state; "sour milk" [syn: {off}, {sour},
      5: inaccurate in pitch; "a false (or sour) note"; "her singing
         was off key" [syn: {false}, {off-key}, {sour}]
      6: showing a brooding ill humor; "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" [syn: {dark},
         {dour}, {glowering}, {glum}, {moody}, {morose}, {saturnine},
         {sour}, {sullen}]
      n 1: a cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin)
           mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar
      2: the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken
         into the mouth [syn: {sour}, {sourness}, {tartness}]
      3: the property of being acidic [syn: {sourness}, {sour},
      v 1: go sour or spoil; "The milk has soured"; "The wine worked";
           "The cream has turned--we have to throw it out" [syn:
           {sour}, {turn}, {ferment}, {work}]
      2: make sour or more sour [syn: {sour}, {acidify}, {acidulate},
         {acetify}] [ant: {dulcify}, {dulcorate}, {edulcorate},

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