a mood or display of sullen aloofness or withdrawal
"stayed home in a sulk"
sulk, pout, brood(verb)
be in a huff and display one's displeasure
"She is pouting because she didn't get what she wanted"
a state of sulking.
to express ill humor or offense by remaining sullenly silent or withdrawn.
to be silently sullen; to be morose or obstinate
Origin: [See Sulkiness.]
Sulk is the third album by Scottish New Wave band Associates. It was released in May 1982, and reissued as a CD in 2000 with extra tracks. It stayed in the British album chart for 20 weeks, reaching number 10.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sulk, v.i. to be sullen.—adv. Sulk′ily, in a sulky, sullen, or morose manner.—n. Sulk′iness.—n.pl. Sulks, a fit of sullenness.—adj. Sulk′y, silently sullen.—n. a light two-wheeled vehicle for one person, sometimes having no body. [A.S. solcen, slow—seolcan, to be slow.]
The numerical value of sulk in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of sulk in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We do not expect him to sulk, we do not expect him to withdraw as he has done several times.
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- σκυθρωπάζω, μουτρώνω, κατσουφιάζωGreek
- mököttää, jurnuttaa, murjottaaFinnish
- bouder, faire la gueuleFrench
- tenere il broncio, fare l'offeso, imbronciarsi, tenere il musoItalian
- やさぐれる, 拗ねるJapanese
- whakamotutoke, whakakeke, whakamorokiMāori
- obrażać się, dąsać sięPolish
- [[estar]] [[mal-humorado]]/[[de]] [[mau humor]], amuarPortuguese
- кукситься, дутьсяRussian
- gücenmek, küsmek, darılmakTurkish
- سے sulkUrdu
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