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sourpuss

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noun sour·puss \ˈsau̇(-ə)r-ˌpu̇s\

Simple Definition of sourpuss

  • : a person who complains frequently or constantly and looks unhappy

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of sourpuss

Examples of sourpuss in a sentence

  1. He's just an old sourpuss.

  2. <that old sourpuss must spend all his time making sure no one traipses across his lawn>



Origin of sourpuss

2puss


First Known Use: 1930

Rhymes with sourpuss


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