from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Slang A habitually gloomy or sullen person.
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- n. A person who is habitually gloomy, sullen or miserable; a grouch.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone with a habitually sullen or gloomy expression
When life deals you lemons, it is easy to become a "sourpuss" and retreat.
What kind of sourpuss wouldn't want to come home to kids playing whiffle (Wiffle(TM)) ball?
Also, I posted a Harrison upset Thursday, yet, I only get, mostly, the "sourpuss" replies.
What kind of sourpuss could begrudge anyone a champagne-soaked Oscar party when there's recycling involved?
General comments: bee said ... the lady has a great voice. why are there so many sourpuss faces in the audience? most of them look constipated. is it illegal to smile or appear to be enjoying oneself?
He offers Ulrik a cell-like room in a house owned by Jensen's sourpuss sister Karen Margrethe Jorun Kjellsby.
I was having a fabulous time until the sourpuss behind me said, "Are you going to stand up and dance the whole night?"
Jane rather sympathized with “the old sourpuss,” as she called Stilwell, who stormed around Ceylon in his scruffy jeep like a bald, scrawny John Wayne character.
Is it worth being a sourpuss toward someone who's embracing the world after years of merely enduring it?
Stealing the show: an aged local legend of a miniature horse named "Lil Sebastian," and it's hard to say what was funnier: the ecstatic look of boyish glee on sourpuss Ron Swanson's face when the mini-horse is led into the office, or the look of utter incomprehension on outsider Ben's face.
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