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

 

sulk

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//sʌlk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sʌlk//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they sulk
BrE BrE//sʌlk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sʌlk//
 
he / she / it sulks
BrE BrE//sʌlks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sʌlks//
 
past simple sulked
BrE BrE//sʌlkt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sʌlkt//
 
past participle sulked
BrE BrE//sʌlkt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sʌlkt//
 
-ing form sulking
BrE BrE//ˈsʌlkɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsʌlkɪŋ//
 
Anger
 
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[intransitive] (disapproving) to look angry and refuse to speak or smile because you want people to know that you are upset about something He went off to sulk in his room. He was still sulking about the break-up of his band. She sulked all the way to the theatre. See related entries: Anger Word Origin late 18th cent.: perhaps a back-formation from sulky.
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