sourpuss


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sour·puss

 (sour′po͝os′)
n. Slang
A habitually gloomy or sullen person.

[sour + puss.]

sourpuss

(ˈsaʊəˌpʊs)
n
informal a person whose facial expression or nature is habitually gloomy or sullen
[C20: from sour + puss2]

sour•puss

(ˈsaʊərˌpʊs, ˈsaʊ ər-)

n. Informal.
a grouchy, often scowling person.
[1935–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sourpuss - someone with a habitually sullen or gloomy expression
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
unwelcome person, persona non grata - a person who for some reason is not wanted or welcome

sourpuss

noun
Slang. A person who habitually complains or grumbles:
Informal: crank, griper, grouser.
Translations

sourpuss

[ˈsaʊəpʊs] Namargado/a m/f

sourpuss

n (inf)Miesepeter m (inf)
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Sourpuss scrutinises the paperwork, the red book and the eight-page card, stamped to jiggery, like my passport, which he studies with more industry than immigration at the airport.
It was a surprisingly witty retort from Mancini, who comes across as a bit of a sourpuss at times, after suggestions that, as City's results get worse, Platt's appearances at post-match interviews become more frequent.
If you take an overview of the match, had one of Leeds' firsthalf chances gone in I might have been sat here like a sourpuss," beamed McCarthy.
Will Liverpool be more like, well, Liverpool now that old sourpuss has gone and Brendan Rodgers is breathing fire and brimstone?
An old sourpuss is attracted to a new arrival in his town, only to learn she intends to close down his beloved angling shop 1995 ** She's the Man (Channel 4, 2.