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Main Entry: 1sour
Pronunciation: primarystresssaudot(schwa)r
Function: adjective
1 : having or being an acid or tart taste that is one of the four taste sensations -- compare BITTER 1, 3salt 1b, 1sweet 1b
2 a : having become acid through spoiling <sour milk> b : indicating decay : PUTRID <a sour odor>
3 : UNPLEASANT, DISAGREEABLE <a sour look> <played a sour note>
4 : acid in reaction <sour soil>
- sour·ly adverb
- sour·ness noun

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