Sourly Sour"ly, adv. In a sour manner; with sourness. [1913 Webster]

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  • sourly — adv. Sourly is used with these verbs: ↑mutter, ↑reply …   Collocations dictionary

  • sourly — UK [ˈsaʊə(r)lɪ] / US [ˈsaʊrlɪ] adverb in an unpleasant and unfriendly way, especially in the way that you speak Be as quick as you can. I m busy, she said sourly …   English dictionary

  • sourly — sour ► ADJECTIVE 1) having a sharp taste like lemon or vinegar. 2) tasting or smelling rancid from fermentation or staleness. 3) resentful, bitter, or angry. ► NOUN ▪ a cocktail made by mixing a spirit with lemon or lime juice. ► VERB ▪ make or… …   English terms dictionary

  • sourly — adverb in a sour manner (Freq. 1) he complained sourly that the new rules only benefitted the managers • Derived from adjective: ↑sour …   Useful english dictionary

  • sourly — adverb see sour I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sourly — See sourish. * * * …   Universalium

  • sourly — adverb In a sour manner …   Wiktionary

  • sourly — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. acidulously, bitterly, uncivilly, impolitely; see angrily …   English dictionary for students

  • sourly — adv. in a sour manner, ill temperedly, crossly, sullenly, nastily …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sourly — sour·ly …   English syllables

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