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Definition of sulky adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

sulky

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˈsʌlki//
 
(disapproving)
 
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bad-tempered or not speaking because you are angry about something Sarah had looked sulky all morning. a sulky child He lapsed into a sulky silence.
NAmE//ˈsʌlkəli//
 
adverb Tommy went sulkily off to bed.
NAmE//ˈsʌlkinəs//
 
noun [uncountable]
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