Definitions for sulkyˈsʌl ki
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a light two-wheeled vehicle for one person; drawn by one horse
sullen or moody
"a sluggish stream"
glooming, gloomy, gloomful, sulky(adj)
"the gloomy forest"; "the glooming interior of an old inn"; "`gloomful' is archaic"
A low two-wheeled cart, used in harness racing.
Any carriage seating only the driver.
(often derogatory) silent and withdrawn after being upset
the sulky child
moodly silent; sullen; sour; obstinate; morose; splenetic
a light two-wheeled carriage for a single person
Origin: [From Sulky, a.; -- so called from the owner's desire of riding alone.]
A sulky is a lightweight cart having two wheels and a seat for the driver only but usually without a body, generally pulled by horses or dogs, and is used for harness races. The term is also used for a light stroller, an arch mounted on wheels or crawler tracks and used in logging, or other types of vehicle having wheels and usually a seat for the driver, such as a plough, lister or cultivator.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Cheerful poor is rich with a smile, sulky rich is poor with a bullion of gold.
Translations for sulky
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- verdrossen, schmollendGerman
- kilpakärryt, murjottavaFinnish
- boudeuse, boudeurFrench
- gruamachScottish Gaelic
- scontroso, sediolo, irritato, malinconicoItalian
- 不機嫌, すねるJapanese
- pruilerig, nors, nukkigDutch
- sulky, surNorwegian
- надутый, двуколка, угрюмый, мрачныйRussian
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