Definitions

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  • adjective Somewhat sour; moderately acid.

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  • adjective somewhat sour

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  • adjective tasting sour like a lemon

Etymologies

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sour +‎ -ish

Examples

  • However the thing is in my home we like our soups with a sourish taste.

    Carrot Potato Soup

  • However the thing is in my home we like our soups with a sourish taste.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • If I were in a sourish mood, I might make some sort of comment about not seeing the forest for the trees, but in fact this passage expresses pretty much what writing feels like to me.

    Riding a bike with no hands

  • Arroz con leche for desert, cinnamony and unusually sourish.

    Around the Colombian family’s kitchen table « Unknowing

  • They have the sweet corn meal — though not too sweet — with the sourish, strongish cheese mingled into the dough.

    El Faro of the Unexamined Life « Unknowing

  • If I were in a sourish mood, I might make some sort of comment about not seeing the forest for the trees, but in fact this passage expresses pretty much what writing feels like to me.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • His boots creaked at every step, his starched uniform crackled and a sourish smell of sweat and leather became noticeable.

    Autumn

  • It is black outside and violet inside; has a sourish-sweet pulp and greenish yellow seed.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • It was translated to me that Cherry Blossom combines the notes of spring flowers and sweet and sourish fruit...rather vague copy, but it leaves a lot of room for imagination.

    Kaipu Cherry Blossom

  • It was translated to me that Cherry Blossom combines the notes of spring flowers and sweet and sourish fruit...rather vague copy, but it leaves a lot of room for imagination.

    Archive 2009-05-01

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