A bad-tempered or habitually sullen person.
More example sentences
- Consequently I now have a reputation as a sourpuss and a grouch.
- Political parties in Canada are truly democratic organizations and don't deserve the cheap shots they constantly take from the media and from politically cynical sourpusses.
- It's far more entertaining and funny than the sourpusses want you to think.
misery, mope, dog in the manger, damper, dampener, spoilsport, pessimist, prophet of doom; shrew, curmudgeon, discontent, complainer, grumbler, moaner, fault-finder, carper; North Americancrank
informal crosspatch, grouch, grump, virago, grouser, whinger, wet blanket, party pooper, doom merchant
North American informal kvetch