sore adjective (PAINFUL)
I've got a sore back.
- My eyes feel really sore.
- I've got a sore throat and a runny nose.
- My throat is so sore that it really hurts when I swallow.
- The chlorine in the pool makes my eyes sore.
- The muscles in my legs still feel very sore after all that exercise.
sore adjective (ANGRY)
noun [ U ] uk /ˈsɔː.nəs/ us /ˈsɔːr.nəs/