"Well, I wouldn't count too much on it," advised the woman, sourly.
"I'd lay into him naow ef he was mine," said Uncle Salters, sourly.
sourly, I told him, "As a publisher, you should know that good news is no news."
“I must go up now and face the usual music,” he said, sourly.
He eyed Phillips sourly and suspiciously, and none too politely requested to know his business.
“Ordered by Mrs. Everett to hand it to you,” reported Brophy, sourly.
"Sounds more like water-logged to me from your description," said the other sourly, returning to her dinner.
"They do not count for as much as that—to me," said St. John sourly.
"A man's got to be a hog for work to hold a job like mine," said Hicks sourly.
"That's not what Pheola says," he told her sourly, pointing to chairs we could take.
Old English sur "sour, tart, acid, fermented," from Proto-Germanic *sura- "sour" (cf. Old Norse surr, Middle Dutch suur, Dutch zuur, Old High German sur, German Sauer), from PIE root *suro- "sour, salty, bitter" (cf. Old Church Slavonic syru, Russian syroi "moist, raw;" Lithuanian suras "salty," suris "cheese").
French sur "sour, tart" (12c.) is a Germanic loan-word. Meaning :having a peevish disposition" is from early 13c. Sense in whisky sour (1885) is "with lemon added" (1862). Sour cream is attested from 1855.
c.1300, from sour (adj.). Cf. Old High German suren, German säuern. Related: Soured; souring.
To increase power and speed above the normal; supercharge: He souped up the motors (1931+)