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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 Sullenly aloof or withdrawn.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 sullen, withdrawn, or moody, through or as if through resentment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 ?
On the 1st August he sold the buggy and bought the remains of an old sulky--said he just wanted to see those green Tennesseans stare and gawk when they saw him come a-ripping along in a sulky--didn't believe they'd ever heard of a sulky in their lives.
I know I was sulky sometimes, and I should have been glad to see these children sulky sometimes too; for then I could have understood them: but they never were, for they COULD not be offended, nor hurt, nor ashamed: they could not be unhappy in any way, except when they were in a passion.
Uggug looked very sulky as he received the bow and arrow, and prepared to shoot.
Young Thomas expressed these sentiments sitting astride of a chair before the fire, with his arms on the back, and his sulky face on his arms.
He's sulky,' replied Sikes, giving him a shake; 'he's sulky.
I can only say of him what an eminent nobleman once said of his sulky servant -- "I wouldn't have such a temper as that fellow has got for any earthly consideration that could be offered me
We dined with him in a sulky silence, after a few ineffectual efforts on my part to talk.
And when I desired honey I only desired bait, and sweet mucus and mucilage, for which even the mouths of growling bears, and strange, sulky, evil birds, water:
In a sulky triumph, Drummle showed his morose depreciation of the rest of us, in a more and more offensive degree until he became downright intolerable.
When I came in I found your fire out, and I had it lit again, and made that sulky drab of a servant stay and blow at it with the bellows till it had burnt up properly; now, say 'Thank you
But far more terrible is it to behold, when fathoms down in the sea, you see some sulky whale, floating there suspended, with his prodigious jaw, some fifteen feet long, hanging straight down at right-angles with his body, for all the world like a ship's jib-boom.
Indeed, she had quite a long argument with the Lory, who at last turned sulky, and would only say, `I am older than you, and must know better'; and this Alice would not allow without knowing how old it was, and, as the Lory positively refused to tell its age, there was no more to be said.