Sulkiest
Sulky Sulk"y, a. [Compar. {Sulkier}; superl. {Sulkiest}.] [See {Sulkiness}, and cf. {Sulky}, n.] Moodly silent; sullen; sour; obstinate; morose; splenetic. [1913 Webster]

Syn: See {Sullen}. [1913 Webster]


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  • sulkiest — sulk·y || sÊŒlkɪ adj. morose, sullenly aloof …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Sulkier — Sulky Sulk y, a. [Compar. {Sulkier}; superl. {Sulkiest}.] [See {Sulkiness}, and cf. {Sulky}, n.] Moodly silent; sullen; sour; obstinate; morose; splenetic. [1913 Webster] Syn: See {Sullen}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sulky — Sulk y, a. [Compar. {Sulkier}; superl. {Sulkiest}.] [See {Sulkiness}, and cf. {Sulky}, n.] Moodly silent; sullen; sour; obstinate; morose; splenetic. [1913 Webster] Syn: See {Sullen}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • sulky — /ˈsʌlki / (say sulkee) adjective (sulkier, sulkiest) 1. sullenly ill humoured or resentful; marked by ill humoured aloofness. 2. (of weather, etc.) gloomy. 3. Aboriginal English angry. –noun (plural sulkies) 4. a light two wheeled one horse… …   Australian English dictionary

  • sulkily — sulky ► ADJECTIVE (sulkier, sulkiest) ▪ morose, bad tempered, and resentful. DERIVATIVES sulkily adverb sulkiness noun. ORIGIN perhaps from obsolete sulke «hard to dispose of», of unknown origin …   English terms dictionary

  • sulkiness — sulky ► ADJECTIVE (sulkier, sulkiest) ▪ morose, bad tempered, and resentful. DERIVATIVES sulkily adverb sulkiness noun. ORIGIN perhaps from obsolete sulke «hard to dispose of», of unknown origin …   English terms dictionary

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