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sour

1. adjective FOOD, DRINK acidic in flavour or smell2. adjective FOOD, DRINK gone bad3. adjective resentful, bitter4. verb FOOD, DRINK turn acidic in flavour or smell5. verb turn bitter or resentful6. noun DRINK cocktail
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1 adjective FOOD, DRINK acidic in flavour or smellsearbh adj1  c m ugéar adj1  c m uit has a sour taste tá blas searbh air, tá blas géar air 2 adjective FOOD, DRINK gone badgéar adj1  c m uthe milk is sour tá an bainne géarthe beer turned sour d'iompaigh an bheoir géar, ghéaraigh an bheoir
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3 adjective resentful, bittersearbh adj1  c m usour laugh gáire searbhthe relationship turned sour tháinig goimh eatarthu, chuaigh an caidreamh chun searbhais, chuaigh an caidreamh chun gangaide 4 verb FOOD, DRINK turn acidic in flavour or smell
TRANSITIVEgéaraigh verb  c m uthe vinegar sours it géaraíonn an fínéagar é
INTRANSITIVEgéaraigh verb  c m uthe milk was allowed to sour ligeadh don bhainne géarú
5 verb turn bitter or resentful
TRANSITIVEcuir chun searbhaisit soured the atmosphere chuir sé searbhas san atmaisféarthe decision didn't sour them níor fhág an cinneadh aon ghoimh eatarthu, níor fhág an cinneadh nimh san fheoil acu
INTRANSITIVEtéigh chun searbhaistéigh chun gangaidethe correspondence soured chuaigh an comhfhreagras chun searbhais
6 noun DRINK cocktailsearbhán masc1  c m u
phrases

to leave a sour taste

drochbhlas a fhágáilit left a sour taste in our mouths d'fhág sé drochbhlas inár mbéal

sour grapes

silíní searbhait's a case of sour grapes níl i gceist ach silíní searbha, bíodh cead cainte ag fear caillte na himeartha