adverb see sulky I

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  • Sulkily — Sulk i*ly, adv. In a sulky manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • sulkily — adverb in a sulky manner (Freq. 2) What else could I do? said Graham sulkily • Derived from adjective: ↑sulky …   Useful english dictionary

  • sulkily — See sulky1. * * * …   Universalium

  • sulkily — adverb In a sulking manner …   Wiktionary

  • sulkily — adv. in a sulky manner, sullenly, morosely …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sulkily — sulk·i·ly …   English syllables

  • sulkily — See: sulky …   English dictionary

  • sulky — sulkily, adv. sulkiness, n. /sul kee/, adj., sulkier, sulkiest, n., pl. sulkies. adj. 1. marked by or given to sulking; sullen. 2. gloomy or dull: sulky weather. n. 3. a light, two wheeled, one horse carriage for one person. [1735 45; akin to OE… …   Universalium

  • sulky — [[t]sʌ̱lki[/t]] ADJ GRADED Someone who is sulky is sulking or is unwilling to enjoy themselves. I was quite sulky, so I didn t take part in much. ...a sulky adolescent. Derived words: sulkily ADV GRADED usu ADV with v You haven t got the right… …   English dictionary

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