sulkily


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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 Sullenly aloof or withdrawn.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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.sulkily - in a sulky manner; "`What else could I do?' said Graham sulkily"
Translations
بِعُبوس، بِتَجَهُّم
trucovitě
fÿlulega
trucovito
somurtarak

sulkily

[ˈsʌlkɪlɪ] ADVde mal humor
"I don't like it," he said sulkily-no me gusta -dijo enfurruñado or de mal humor

sulkily

[ˈsʌlkɪli] advboudeusement, en boudant

sulkily

adv say, lookbeleidigt

sulkily

[ˈsʌlkɪlɪ] advcon aria imbronciata

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
References in classic literature ?
The turkey carpet has rolled itself up, and retired sulkily under the sideboard: the pictures have hidden their faces behind old sheets of brown paper: the ceiling lamp is muffled up in a dismal sack of brown holland: the window-curtains have disappeared under all sorts of shabby envelopes: the marble bust of Sir Walpole Crawley is looking from its black corner at the bare boards and the oiled fire-irons, and the empty card-racks over the mantelpiece: the cellaret has lurked away behind the carpet: the chairs are turned up heads and tails along the walls: and in the dark corner opposite the statue, is an old-fashioned crabbed knife-box, locked and sitting on a dumb waiter.
I followed them rather sulkily to the table at which Strickland always sat, and he called for the board and the chessmen.
"How do you know I want to go out with you," she said sulkily. "What makes you so sure?"
They all gave a shrug and an Indian grunt of acquiescence, and went off sulkily to their village, to lay aside their weapons for the present.
The moon was shining sulkily, Because she thought the sun Had got no business to be there After the day was done-- "It's very rude of him," she said, "To come and spoil the fun!" The sea was wet as wet could be, The sands were dry as dry.
She picked up the leg sulkily and led her cow away, the poor animal limping on three legs.
The carter seeing that he had thus lost all that he had, went down into his kitchen; and was still not sorry for what he had done, but sat himself angrily and sulkily in the chimney corner.
Philip looked down sulkily. How could he answer that he was bored to death?
"I expected this blow" said the Soldier, sulkily; "but I can bear it.
'I was only going to ask if you had painted it yourself,' said I, sulkily resigning the picture into her hands; for without a grain of ceremony she took it from me; and quickly restoring it to the dark corner, with its face to the wall, placed the other against it as before, and then turned to me and laughed.
sh!' and the Dormouse sulkily remarked, `If you can't be civil, you'd better finish the story for yourself.'
To which Sancho made answer, somewhat sulkily, "She's no strumpet, nor was her mother, nor will either of them be, please God, while I live; speak more civilly; for one bred up among knights-errant, who are courtesy itself, your words don't seem to me to be very becoming."