What does sulky mean?

Definitions for sulky
ˈsʌl kisulky

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Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  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    (often derogatory) silent and withdrawn after being upset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 Dictionary

  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.]

Freebase

  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.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Sulky

    A two-wheeled carriage for a single person, so called from the popular idea at the time of its introduction that anyone who wished to ride alone could not be otherwise than morose and sulky in his disposition.

How to pronounce sulky?

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    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
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How to say sulky in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sulky in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sulky in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of sulky in a Sentence

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Cheerful poor is rich with a smile, sulky rich is poor with a bullion of gold.

Images & Illustrations of sulky

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