American Idioms – Idiom Wizard Lists Over 5,500 Idioms & Slang Descriptions

Sour grapes

DEFINITION

Unhappy with the results. Sore loser. A bad feeling from a past event.  Typically ‘sour grapes’ reflect someone who lost a competition, such as in sports, politics or business, and they bad-mouth their opponent and/or may even try to undermine their success.

  “Just because I didn’t invite her to my party, she won’t acknowledge my presence. It’s just sour grapes.”

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Idiom Wizard logo

This website uses cookies. If you continue browsing you accept our use of cookies and agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. We do NOT share your information with anyone else. A Subscriber will continue to receive our messages until  you opt out.