put (someone) out of sorts(redirected from put them out of sorts)
put (someone) out of sorts
old fashioned To put someone in an irritable, grouchy, or unhappy mood; to make someone feel unwell, displeased, or in poor spirits. Primarily heard in US. Having lived in Florida for most of my life, where the weather remains temperate throughout the year, I must say that these awful New York winters put me quite out of sorts. It always puts me out of sorts to think about the state of our country's political system for too long.