in bad sorts

in bad sorts

Cranky, unhappy, or surly. The boss is really in bad sorts today, so I'd steer clear of him if you don't want to get screamed at.
See also: bad, sort
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in bad sorts

in a bad humor. Bill is in bad sorts today. He's very grouchy. I try to be extra nice to people when I'm in bad sorts.
See also: bad, sort
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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