What does sulk mean?

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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word sulk.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sulk, sulkiness(verb)

    a mood or display of sullen aloofness or withdrawal

    "stayed home in a sulk"

  2. sulk, pout, brood(verb)

    be in a huff and display one's displeasure

    "She is pouting because she didn't get what she wanted"


  1. sulk(Noun)

    a state of sulking.

  2. sulk(Verb)

    to express ill humor or offense by remaining sullenly silent or withdrawn.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sulk(noun)

    a furrow

  2. Sulk(verb)

    to be silently sullen; to be morose or obstinate

  3. Origin: [See Sulkiness.]


  1. Sulk

    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

  1. Sulk

    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.]

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  1. SULK

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sulk in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sulk in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bashar Ja'afari:

    We do not expect him to sulk, we do not expect him to withdraw as he has done several times.

  2. Travis Mills:

    I could sit there and sulk and mope and be upset. But why?It does me no good, and I learned a couple of life lessons through this, the first one is I ca n’t control my situation but I can always control my attitude – so I decided to have a good attitude.Be bright and go.

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