sourpuss

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noun sour·puss \ˈsau̇(-ə)r-ˌpu̇s\

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 and Etymology of sourpuss

2puss


First Known Use: 1930


SOURPUSS Defined for English Language Learners

sourpuss

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noun sour·puss \ˈsau̇(-ə)r-ˌpu̇s\

Definition of sourpuss for English Language Learners

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



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