Share this entry

sorehead Line breaks: sore|head
Pronunciation: /ˈsɔːhɛd/

Definition of sorehead in English:


North American informal
A person who is in a bad temper or easily irritated.
Example sentences
  • Many soreheads and unsympathetic people will probably cavil that this is pretty darn cool and lots of people don't get to go to Australia and experience such a beautiful land.
  • Well, what can you with a bunch of leftist soreheads?
  • What it dances around is the flabbergasting tendency of all these cable-TV talking soreheads to be wrong about everything from primary votes to foreign wars.

Words that rhyme with sorehead


Definition of sorehead in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day confidant
Pronunciation: ˈkɒnfɪdant
a person with whom one shares a secret...