"Don't be a sorehead, Bill, just because you lost," put in Fatty Hendry.
"I know one 'sorehead,'" remarked Ray with a grimace as he felt of his wound.
Hes been sneering and hollering like the sorehead he is, and its sure getting too much for me.
Sorehead: A politician who has reached for something that was not his, and missed.
Obviously he was a sorehead—had some kind of grudge against Stet.
I guess if I had a woman like you I wouldn't be such a sorehead.
And my Jimmie is going to work to get himself promoted and quit being a sorehead at his steady hours and all.
It took the sorehead feeling of wronged genius out of me for good and all.
We say that "knocking" is a sign of the "sorehead" and we sublimate criticism by saying that "every knock is a boost."
As for Rucker, who's waitin' on the table an' packin' in viands from the kitchen, he takes it as sullen as a sorehead dog.