Definition of sulk noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

sulk

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//sʌlk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sʌlk//
 
Anger
 
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(British English also the sulks [plural]) a period of not speaking and being bad-tempered because you are angry about something Jo was in a sulk upstairs. to have the sulks Ed’s got the sulks again. See related entries: Anger Word Origin late 18th cent.: perhaps a back-formation from sulky.
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