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sulk

sulk

 
 
pronunciation:
suhlk
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: sulked, sulking, sulks
definition: to express resentment or bad humor by remaining sullenly silent or aloof.
synonyms:
mope, pout
similar words:
brood, gloom, glower, lower, ponder
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: (sometimes pl.) resentment or ill humor expressed by sulking, or a sullen, aloof state or episode.
She's got the sulks this morning.
synonyms:
funk, miff, mood, pet
similar words:
discontent, dudgeon, grouch, huff, petulance, pique, pout, resentment, snit
definition 2: someone who sulks; sulker.
synonyms:
brooder, mope, pouter, sourpuss
similar words:
crank, crosspatch, curmudgeon, griper, grouch
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