sour-sweet

adjective

Definition of sour-sweet

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: sweet and sour at the same time sour-sweet molasses especially : pleasant but with an acid overtone a sour-sweet smile

sour-sweet

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Definition of sour-sweet (Entry 2 of 2)

: something that is sour-sweet

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History and Etymology for sour-sweet

Adjective

translation of Middle French aigre-doux

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“Sour-sweet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sour-sweet. Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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