Definitions for sulkyˈsʌl ki

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  1. sulky(adj)

    a light two-wheeled vehicle for one person; drawn by one horse

  2. huffish, sulky(adj)

    sullen or moody

  3. sluggish, sulky(adj)

    moving slowly

    "a sluggish stream"

  4. glooming, gloomy, gloomful, sulky(adj)

    depressingly dark

    "the gloomy forest"; "the glooming interior of an old inn"; "`gloomful' is archaic"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. sulky(Noun)

    A low two-wheeled cart, used in harness racing.

  2. sulky(Noun)

    Any carriage seating only the driver.

  3. sulky(Adjective)

    (often derogatory) silent and withdrawn after being upset

    the sulky child

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Sulky(noun)

    moodly silent; sullen; sour; obstinate; morose; splenetic

  2. Sulky(adj)

    a light two-wheeled carriage for a single person

  3. Origin: [From Sulky, a.; -- so called from the owner's desire of riding alone.]

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  1. Sulky

    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.


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