sore loser


: a person who becomes very upset or angry when he or she loses a game, contest, etc.

Examples of sore loser in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Most of us will not vote for the sore loser this November. Letters To The Editor, The Mercury News, 3 Feb. 2024 During the race, Baker came off as too conservative and a sore loser, said Erin O’Brien, an associate professor of political science at the University of Massachusetts-Boston. Steve Leblanc, Fortune, 25 Dec. 2023

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“Sore loser.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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