sour on

Definition of sour on

1 informal :having a bad opinion of (something)
  • She was sour on politics in general.
2 US :to stop liking or being interested in (something) or to cause (someone) to stop liking or being interested in (something)
  • Investors have soured on (buying) the company's stock.
  • Many fans have soured on the team after years of their losing.
  • The disappointing result of the election soured her on politics.

Word by Word Definitions

sour play
  1. : causing or characterized by the one of the four basic taste sensations that is produced chiefly by acids — compare bitter, salt, sweet

  2. : having the acid taste or smell of or as if of fermentation : turned

  3. : of or relating to fermentation

  1. : something sour

  2. : the primary taste sensation produced by acid stimuli

  3. : a cocktail consisting of a liquor (such as whiskey), lemon or lime juice, sugar, and sometimes ice

  1. : to become sour

  2. : to make sour


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