sour ball


: a spherical hard candy having a tart flavor

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sour ball was circa 1909

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Cite this Entry

“Sour ball.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

sour ball

: a round piece of hard candy having a sour flavor
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