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1sore/ˈsoɚ/adjective
sorersorest
1sore
/ˈsoɚ/
adjective
sorersorest
Learner's definition of SORE  
[also more sore; most sore]
: feeling or affected by pain
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]
2sore/ˈsoɚ/noun
pluralsores
2sore
/ˈsoɚ/
noun
pluralsores
Learner's definition of SORE  
[count]
: a sore or painful spot on the body
— see also bedsorecanker sorecold soreeyesore
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