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sulk

 (sŭlk)
intr.v. sulked, sulk·ing, sulks
To be sullenly aloof or withdrawn, as in silent resentment or protest.
n.
A mood or display of sullen aloofness or withdrawal: stayed home in a sulk; a case of the sulks.

[Back-formation from sulky.]

sulk

(sʌlk)
vb
(intr) to be silent and resentful because of a wrong done to one, esp in order to gain sympathy; brood sullenly: the child sulked in a corner after being slapped.
n
1. (often plural) a state or mood of feeling resentful or sullen: he's in a sulk because he lost the game; he's got the sulks.
2. Also: sulker a person who sulks
[C18: perhaps a back formation from sulky1]

sulk

(sʌlk)

v.i.
1. to remain in sullen silence.
n.
2. a state or fit of sulking.
3. the sulks, ill-humor shown by sulking.
[1775–85; back formation from sulky]

sulk

- A back-formation of sulky, from obsolete sulke, "sluggish."
See also related terms for sluggish.

sulk


Past participle: sulked
Gerund: sulking

Imperative
sulk
sulk
Present
I sulk
you sulk
he/she/it sulks
we sulk
you sulk
they sulk
Preterite
I sulked
you sulked
he/she/it sulked
we sulked
you sulked
they sulked
Present Continuous
I am sulking
you are sulking
he/she/it is sulking
we are sulking
you are sulking
they are sulking
Present Perfect
I have sulked
you have sulked
he/she/it has sulked
we have sulked
you have sulked
they have sulked
Past Continuous
I was sulking
you were sulking
he/she/it was sulking
we were sulking
you were sulking
they were sulking
Past Perfect
I had sulked
you had sulked
he/she/it had sulked
we had sulked
you had sulked
they had sulked
Future
I will sulk
you will sulk
he/she/it will sulk
we will sulk
you will sulk
they will sulk
Future Perfect
I will have sulked
you will have sulked
he/she/it will have sulked
we will have sulked
you will have sulked
they will have sulked
Future Continuous
I will be sulking
you will be sulking
he/she/it will be sulking
we will be sulking
you will be sulking
they will be sulking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been sulking
you have been sulking
he/she/it has been sulking
we have been sulking
you have been sulking
they have been sulking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been sulking
you will have been sulking
he/she/it will have been sulking
we will have been sulking
you will have been sulking
they will have been sulking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been sulking
you had been sulking
he/she/it had been sulking
we had been sulking
you had been sulking
they had been sulking
Conditional
I would sulk
you would sulk
he/she/it would sulk
we would sulk
you would sulk
they would sulk
Past Conditional
I would have sulked
you would have sulked
he/she/it would have sulked
we would have sulked
you would have sulked
they would have sulked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sulk - a mood or display of sullen aloofness or withdrawalsulk - a mood or display of sullen aloofness or withdrawal; "stayed home in a sulk"
humour, mood, temper, humor - a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling; "whether he praised or cursed me depended on his temper at the time"; "he was in a bad humor"
Verb1.sulk - be in a huff and display one's displeasure; "She is pouting because she didn't get what she wanted"
grizzle, stew, brood - be in a huff; be silent or sullen

sulk

verb be sullen, brood, be in a huff, pout, be put out, have the hump (Brit. informal) He turned his back and sulked.

sulk

verb
To be sullenly aloof or withdrawn, as in silent resentment or protest:
Translations
يُبَوِّزُيَعْبِس، يَحْرِد
trucovatmračit se
surmule
murjottaa
duriti se
duzzog
vera í fÿlu
すねる
부루퉁해지다
rodyti nepasitenkinimą
būt īgnam/neapmierinātam
trucovať
kujati se
sura
อารมณ์บูดบึ้งไม่พูดไม่จา
giận dỗi

sulk

[sʌlk]
A. VI (= get sulky) → enfurruñarse; (= be sulky) → estar enfurruñado
B. N to get the sulksenfurruñarse
to have (a fit of) the sulksenfurruñarse
to go off in a sulkirse enfurruñado

sulk

[ˈsʌlk]
vibouder
nbouderie f
to be in a sulk → bouder

sulk

vischmollen, eingeschnappt sein, beleidigt sein; (photo model)einen Schmollmund machen
nSchmollen nt; to have a sulkschmollen, den Eingeschnappten/die Eingeschnappte spielen; she was in the sulks all daysie schmollte den ganzen Tag; to go into a sulksich in den Schmollwinkel zurückziehen, einschnappen

sulk

[sʌlk]
1. vitenere il broncio or il muso
2. n to have the sulkstenere il broncio or il muso

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

sulk

يُبَوِّزُ trucovat surmule schmollen σκυθρωπιάζω enfurruñarse murjottaa bouder duriti se fare il broncio すねる 부루퉁해지다 mokken furte nadąsać się estar amuado, estar emburrado дуться sura อารมณ์บูดบึ้งไม่พูดไม่จา suratını asmak giận dỗi 愠怒
References in classic literature ?
I bowed and returned the pledge; beginning to perceive that it would be foolish to sit sulking for the misbehaviour of a pack of curs; besides, I felt loth to yield the fellow further amusement at my expense; since his humour took that turn.
The world welcomed me back, and I returned the compliment by sulking like the recaptured runaway I was at heart.
Riach, who had been to the college, spoke to me like a friend when he was not sulking, and told me many curious things, and some that were informing; and even the captain, though he kept me at the stick's end the most part of the time, would sometimes unbuckle a bit, and tell me of the fine countries he had visited.
Is it a chilling thing to have one's husband sulking and falling asleep directly he comes home--to have him freezing all one's warm-heartedness, and throwing cold water over the fireside?
If she would go on sulking in that dreadful overcharged silence - why then she must.
I finally snapped at him so now he's sulking, but I don't want to be bugged every 10 minutes for sex when I am just not into it.
I finally snapped at him so now he's sulking but I don't want to be bugged every 10 minutes for sex when I am just not into it.
Point out to him (perhaps even give him a letter) that it's not the row but the sulking that's driving you apart and that while all couples argue, they don't sulk for days.
And yes, I did my share of sulking as a teenager, but that was because I was trying to cultivate the James Dean look.
LOOK FOR CLUES Soft dogs will telegraph what they're feeling by sulking, tucking their tail between their legs, shaking, looking away .
He said people who were "fair-minded" should not "three years on be sulking about who won" and added that Mr Cameron had never voiced any objection to him about being called.
MANY youngsters are ungracious losers, sulking, swearing and throwing tantrums after losing on the sports field.