soreheaded
adjective see sorehead

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • soreheaded — adjective Having a tendency to be angry or irritable, easily offended; like a sorehead …   Wiktionary

  • soreheaded — …   Useful english dictionary

  • sorehead — noun Date: 1848 a person easily angered or disgruntled • sorehead or soreheaded adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ill-tempered — adjective retirement didn t suit Uncle Luke, who soon became sullen and ill tempered Syn: bad tempered, short tempered, quick tempered, ill humored, moody; in a (bad) mood, cross, irritable, irascible, tetchy, testy, crotchety, touchy,… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • irritable — adjective being out of work made him irritable Syn: bad tempered, short tempered, irascible, tetchy, testy, touchy, grumpy, grouchy, moody, crotchety, in a (bad) mood, cantankerous, bilious, curmudgeonly, ill tempered, annoyed, cross, ill humored …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • quick-tempered — adjective quickly aroused to anger a hotheaded commander • Syn: ↑choleric, ↑irascible, ↑hotheaded, ↑hot tempered, ↑short tempered • Similar to: ↑ill natured …   Useful english dictionary

  • short-tempered — adjective quickly aroused to anger a hotheaded commander • Syn: ↑choleric, ↑irascible, ↑hotheaded, ↑hot tempered, ↑quick tempered • Similar to: ↑ill natured …   Useful english dictionary

  • soreheadedly — adverb see soreheaded …   Useful english dictionary

  • soreheadedness — noun see soreheaded …   Useful english dictionary

  • sore|head|ed — «SR HEHD ihd, SOHR », adjective. U.S. Informal. feeling angered or offended: »You were soreheaded about something (Sinclair Lewis) …   Useful english dictionary

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