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Definition of 'sore'


  1. an open skin infection


  1. hurting; "the tender spot on his jaw"
       Synonyms: sensitive raw tender
  2. causing misery or pain or distress; "it was a sore trial to him"; "the painful process of growing up"
       Synonyms: afflictive painful
  3. roused to anger; "stayed huffy a good while"- Mark Twain; "she gets mad when you wake her up so early"; "mad at his friend"; "sore over a remark"
       Synonyms: huffy mad

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