American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Slang One who is easily offended, annoyed, or angered.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One whose head is sore.
- n. An irritable, discontented person; one who has a real or fancied grievance; in political use, a person who is dissatisfied through lack of recognition or reward for party services.
- n. Same as bird-pox.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Slang, U.S. One who is disgruntled by a failure in politics, or the like.
- n. someone who is peevish or disgruntled
“He didn't claim directly to represent the Judge, and even went so far as to say that he had no objection to letting any "sorehead" in on the delegation who cared to go to the convention.”
“Readers of the High School Boys Series will recall how Bert had been one of the leaders in the "sorehead" secession from the football ranks at Gridley High School.”
“sorehead" and we sublimate criticism by saying that "every knock is a boost.”
“We might even suggest "anger management" as a solution to a perennial sorehead.”
“My comment was a gross oversimplification based on several soreheads from Chicago I have encountered, plus the ultimate sorehead Dennis Hastert.”
“To do both is being a sorehead and vindictive and not very smart.”
“Instead, he looks like the sorehead, full of himself, pain in the neck that Jesse Jackson was in 1988.”
“What part of that response suggests that Barack Obama is a sorehead?”
“He's a sorehead and an ideologue Hard to say where he's coming from, but it's not a place that places a high value on rational discourse.”
“From the first time that Landsman brought Bina home, she and Berko seemed to share an understanding of, an angle on, a laugh at the expense of Landsman, the funny little sorehead in the last panel of a comic strip with the black lily of an exploded cigar wilting in his puss.”
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