A sourpuss is a person who is usually unhappy and frowns a lot. They are usually not very happy or friendly.

  • She's such a sourpuss, she doesn't even want to go to the party.

  • He's such a sourpuss, he won't even let us help him with his project.

Definition of sourpuss


someone with a habitually sullen or gloomy expression


gloomy gus, picklepuss, pouter

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