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sulk·y

sulky

 
pronunciation:
suhl ki
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
inflections: sulkier, sulkiest
definition 1: in a sullen, bad-tempered mood, esp. for no good reason.
He's been in his room, sulky and silent, all day.Even though she said she didn't want to go, she was sulky because they didn't beg her.
antonyms:
cheerful
similar words:
petulant
definition 2: given to such moods.
similar words:
huffy, moody, petulant, sullen
definition 3: unpleasant or overcast.
a sulky afternoon
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part of speech: noun
inflections: sulkies
definition: a light horse-drawn carriage with two wheels that is made to carry one person, used esp. in harness racing.
similar words:
cart
derivations: sulkily (adv.), sulkiness (n.)