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1 sore /ˈsoɚ/ adjective
sorer; sorest
1 sore
/ˈsoɚ/
adjective
sorer; sorest
Learner's definition of SORE
[also more sore; most sore]
: feeling or affected by pain : painful
always used before a noun : causing emotional pain or distress
chiefly US, informal : angry or upset

a sight for sore eyes

see 1sight

(like) a bear with a sore head

see 1bear

stick/stand out like a sore thumb

informal
: to be very noticeable in usually a bad way

— soreness

noun [noncount]
2 sore /ˈsoɚ/ noun
plural sores
2 sore
/ˈsoɚ/
noun
plural sores
Learner's definition of SORE
[count]
: a sore or painful spot on the body see also bedsore, canker sore, cold sore, eyesore
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