sourpuss

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noun sour·puss \ ˈsau̇(-ə)r-ˌpu̇s \

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

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Origin and Etymology of sourpuss


SOURPUSS Defined for English Language Learners

sourpuss

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Definition of sourpuss for English Language Learners

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



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