sulky

  • 21sulky — sulk|y [ˈsʌlki] adj [Date: 1700 1800; Origin: Probably from sulke slow moving (1600 1700)] sulking, or tending to sulk →↑moody ▪ a sulky child ▪ He put on a sulky expression. ▪ Katherine sat in a sulky silence. >sulkily adv >sulkiness n …

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  • 22sulky — {{11}}sulky (adj.) sullen, 1744, probably from O.E. asolcen idle, lazy, slow, from pp. of aseolcan become sluggish, be weak or idle (related to besylcan be languid ), from P.Gmc. *seklanan (Cf. M.H.G. selken to drop, fall ). {{12}}sulky (n.)… …

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  • 23sulky — [[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… …

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  • 24sulky — UK [ˈsʌlkɪ] / US adjective Word forms sulky : adjective sulky comparative sulkier superlative sulkiest a) feeling angry and unhappy and not wanting to talk to anyone or to be with other people b) often having moods when you feel this way a sulky… …

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  • 25Sulky d'or — Le Sulky d or est une récompense attribuée par la Société d encouragement et d élevage du cheval français. Tous les ans, elle distingue le driver ayant remporté le plus de courses de trot attelé dans l année en France. Son pendant pour les… …

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  • 26sulky — (The Sulky) The modern harness racing vehicle (a driving rig) developed from a single seat. Earlier racing had used carts. In its final form the sulky is little more than a U shaped shaft mounted on two wheels with a seat at the end of the U …

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  • 27sulky — adjective 1 showing that you are sulking: a sulky frown 2 tending to sulk: a sulky child sulkily adverb sulkiness noun (U) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 28sulky — sulk•y [[t]ˈsʌl ki[/t]] adj. sulk•i•er, sulk•i•est, 1) marked by or given to sulking; sullen; moody 2) gloomy or dull: sulky weather[/ex] 3) trs a light, two wheeled, one horse carriage for one person • Etymology: 1735–45; akin to OE solcen lazy… …

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  • 29sulky — lenktyninis vežimėlis statusas Aprobuotas sritis žirgų sportas apibrėžtis Ristūnų lenktynėse naudojamas Lietuvos Respublikos žemės ūkio ministerijos ar jos įgaliotos institucijos patvirtintos konstrukcijos lengvas dviratis vežimėlis. atitikmenys …

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  • 30sulky — 1. adjective Irritated, gloomy, upset; moodily silent the sulky child Syn: sullen, morose 2. noun a) A low two wheeled cart, used in …

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  • 31sulky — adj. Sulky is used with these nouns: ↑child, ↑teenager …

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  • 32sulky — sul·ky s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS sport nell ippica, carrozzino leggero a due ruote usato nelle corse al trotto {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1895. ETIMO: ingl. sulky propr. scontroso , prob. perché dotato di un solo posto …

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  • 33Sulky — Sul|ky [ zulki, zalki, engl. sʌlki] das; s, s <aus gleichbed. engl. sulky, Herkunft ungeklärt> leichter, gummibereifter zweirädriger Wagen mit Spezialsitz für Trabrennen (Sport) …

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  • 34sulky — sulk|y [ sʌlki ] adjective feeling angry and unhappy and not wanting to talk to anyone or be with other people a. often having moods when you feel this way: a sulky child ╾ sulk|i|ly adverb ╾ sulk|i|ness noun uncount …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 35sulky — adjective sulky faces Syn: sullen, surly, moping, pouting, moody, sour, piqued, petulant, brooding, broody, disgruntled, ill humored, in a bad mood, out of humor, fed up, put out; bad tempered, grumpy, huffy …

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  • 36sulky — (Voz inglesa.) ► sustantivo masculino Carruaje muy ligero, sin carrozar, con dos ruedas, utilizado en las carreras al trote …

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  • 37Sulky — Let, tohjulet vogn til travløb …

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  • 38sulky — {{hw}}{{sulky}}{{/hw}}s. m. inv.  (pl.  ingl. sulkies   ) Speciale carrozzino leggero a due ruote, su cui siede il guidatore nelle corse al trotto; SIN. Sediolo …

    Enciclopedia di italiano

  • 39sulky — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. cross, morose, surly, petulant; see irritable , sullen . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. sullen, gloomy, down in the mouth, moping, pouting, self pitying, glum, morose, moody, depressed, withdrawn, resentful,… …

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  • 40Sulky — Sul|ky 〈 [sʌ̣lkı] n.; Gen.: s, Pl.: s; Sport〉 zweirädriger Einspänner (bes. für Trabrennen) [Etym.: engl.] …

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