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English definition of “sorehead”

sorehead

noun [C]     /ˈsɔː.hed/ US  /ˈsɔːr-/ US informal
a person who is easily made angry : Don't be such a sorehead - it was only meant to be a joke .Unpleasant people in generalUnpleasant men
(Definition of sorehead noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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