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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To be sullenly aloof or withdrawn, as in silent resentment or protest.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
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