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sourball

[souuh r-bawl, sou-er-] /ˈsaʊərˌbɔl, ˈsaʊ ər-/
noun
1.
a round piece of hard candy with a tart or acid fruit flavoring.
2.
Informal. a chronic grouch.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; sour + ball1
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Word Origin and History for sourball
n.

1900 as "constantly grumbling person;" 1914 as a type of candy; from sour (adj.) + ball (n.1).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for sourball

soupy

adjective

soppy (1953+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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