sorehead

noun
sore·​head | \ ˈsȯr-ˌhed How to pronounce sorehead (audio) \

Definition of sorehead

: a person easily angered or disgruntled

Other Words from sorehead

sorehead or soreheaded \ ˈsȯr-​ˈhe-​dəd How to pronounce sorehead (audio) \ adjective

Examples of sorehead in a Sentence

Just because you lost, don't be a sorehead!
Recent Examples on the Web In more modern times, before Trump, the most inflamed political sorehead also pulled off the most impressive political comeback. Star Tribune, 16 Jan. 2021 The late 19th and early 20th centuries brought perhaps the golden age of the sorehead. Star Tribune, 16 Jan. 2021

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First Known Use of sorehead

1848, in the meaning defined above

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“Sorehead.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sorehead. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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sorehead

noun

English Language Learners Definition of sorehead

: a person who easily becomes angry or upset

sorehead

noun
sore·​head | \ -ˌhed How to pronounce sorehead (audio) \

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