[ adjective ] hurting
"the tender spot on his jaw"
Used in print(St. Louis Post-Dispatch,...)
`` Bill_White ( sore ankles ) should be ready .(Stephen Longstreet, Eagles Where I Walk....)
And he would sleep , sleep , and never think_of roads and horses ' sore haunches , of colonial wars .
[ adjective ] (informal) 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"
Used in print(Gerald Green, The Heartless Light....)
Kahler continued : `` I fixed his dog the other day and I guess he 's sore , so I expected him to come barging_in '' .