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sulk·y

 (sŭl′kē)
adj. sulk·i·er, sulk·i·est
1. Sullenly aloof or withdrawn.
2. Gloomy; dismal: sulky weather.
n. pl. sulk·ies
A light, open two-wheeled vehicle accommodating only the driver and drawn by one horse, used especially in harness racing.

[Perhaps alteration of obsolete sulke, sluggish, perhaps ultimately from Old English āsolcen, from past participle of āseolcan, to become sluggish. N., from its having only one seat .]

sulk′i·ly adv.
sulk′i·ness n.

sulky

(ˈsʌlkɪ)
adj, sulkier or sulkiest
1. sullen, withdrawn, or moody, through or as if through resentment
2. dull or dismal: sulky weather.
[C18: perhaps from obsolete sulke sluggish, probably related to Old English āseolcan to be lazy]
ˈsulkily adv
ˈsulkiness n

sulky

(ˈsʌlkɪ)
n, pl sulkies
(Automotive Engineering) a light two-wheeled vehicle for one person, usually drawn by one horse
[C18: from sulky1, because it can carry only one person]

sulk•y

(ˈsʌl ki)

adj. sulk•i•er, sulk•i•est, adj.
1. marked by or given to sulking; sullen; moody.
2. gloomy or dull: sulky weather.
n.
3. a light, two-wheeled, one-horse carriage for one person.
[1735–45; akin to Old English solcen- lazy (in solcennes laziness), Frisian (N dial.) sulkig sulky]
sulk′i•ly, adv.
sulk′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sulky - a light two-wheeled vehicle for one personsulky - a light two-wheeled vehicle for one person; drawn by one horse
horse-drawn vehicle - a wheeled vehicle drawn by one or more horses
Adj.1.sulky - sullen or moody
ill-natured - having an irritable and unpleasant disposition
2.sulky - moving slowly; "a sluggish stream"
slow - not moving quickly; taking a comparatively long time; "a slow walker"; "the slow lane of traffic"; "her steps were slow"; "he was slow in reacting to the news"; "slow but steady growth"
3.sulky - depressingly dark; "the gloomy forest"; "the glooming interior of an old inn"; "`gloomful' is archaic"
dark - devoid of or deficient in light or brightness; shadowed or black; "sitting in a dark corner"; "a dark day"; "dark shadows"; "dark as the inside of a black cat"

sulky

sulky

adjective
Broodingly and sullenly unhappy:
Translations
عابِس، مُتَجَهِّمعَبُوس
trucovitýzakaboněný
surmulende
kilpakärrytmurjottavapahantuulinen
naduren
fúll, önugur
すねた
부루퉁한
trucovitý
surig
ที่โกรธขึ้งไม่พูดไม่จา
hay giận dỗi

sulky

[ˈsʌlkɪ] ADJ (sulkier (compar) (sulkiest (superl))) [person, voice] → malhumorado, enfurruñado; [expression] → ceñudo, malhumorado
to be sulky about sthestar malhumorado or enfurruñado por algo, estar de mal humor por algo

sulky

[ˈsʌlki] adjboudeur/euse

sulky

1
adj (+er) answereingeschnappt, beleidigt; person, expression alsoschmollend; silencebeleidigt; to be/look sulky about somethingwegen etw beleidigt sein/aussehen; sulky mouthSchmollmund m

sulky

2
n (Sport) → Sulky nt

sulky

[ˈsʌlkɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → imbronciato/a

sulk

(salk) verb
to show anger or resentment by being silent. He's sulking because his mother won't let him have an ice-cream.
ˈsulky adjective
sulking, or tending to sulk. in a sulky mood; a sulky girl.
ˈsulkily adverb
ˈsulkiness noun

sulky

عَبُوس trucovitý surmulende schmollend μουτρωμένος enfurruñado pahantuulinen boudeur naduren imbronciato すねた 부루퉁한 nukkig surmulende nadąsany amuado, emburrado мрачный surig ที่โกรธขึ้งไม่พูดไม่จา suratı asık hay giận dỗi 生气的
References in classic literature ?
Long-Island Sailor Well, well, ye sulkies, there's plenty more of us.
These passionate horsemen race their light-weight traps - sulkies - at startling speeds.
Bencoolen is just having a quiet canter this morning, the day before the race, and Mendizabal turns him away from the stable block and out into the convoluted carriageways of the racetrack, jostling for racing room with trotters and their trailing sulkies.