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Synonyms for sulky
ˈsʌl kisulky

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  1. sulkyadjective

    Synonyms:
    morose, sullen

  2. sulkyadjective

    (often derogatory) silent and withdrawn after being upset

    the sulky child

    Synonyms:
    sullen, morose

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sulky

    The sullen and sulky are discontented and resentful in regard to that against which they are too proud to protest, or consider all protest vain; sullen denotes more of pride, sulky more of resentful obstinacy. The morose are bitterly dissatisfied with the world in general, and disposed to vent their ill nature upon others. The sullen and sulky are for the most part silent; the morose growl out bitter speeches. A surly person is in a state of latent anger, resenting approach as intrusion, and ready to take offense at anything; thus we speak of a surly dog. Sullen and sulky moods may be transitory; one who is morose or surly is commonly so by disposition or habit.

    Synonyms:
    acrimonious, churlish, crabbed, crusty, dogged, gloomy, gruff, ill-humored, ill-natured, morose, severe, snappish, sour, splenetic, sullen, surly

    Antonyms:
    amiable, benignant, bland, complaisant, friendly, genial, gentle, good-natured, indulgent, kind, loving, mild, pleasant, sympathetic, tender

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sulky

    Synonyms:
    sullen, gloomy, splenetic, churlish, ill-tempered, fretful, morose

    Antonyms:
    genial, kindly

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sulkyadjective

    a light two-wheeled vehicle for one person; drawn by one horse

    Antonyms:
    fast, good-natured, light

  2. huffish, sulkyadjective

    sullen or moody

    Synonyms:
    sluggish, glooming, huffish, gloomful, gloomy

    Antonyms:
    light, good-natured, fast

  3. sluggish, sulkyadjective

    moving slowly

    "a sluggish stream"

    Synonyms:
    gloomful, huffish, dull, glooming, inert, soggy, gloomy, sluggish, torpid, slow

    Antonyms:
    light, good-natured, fast

  4. glooming, gloomy, gloomful, sulkyadjective

    depressingly dark

    "the gloomy forest"; "the glooming interior of an old inn"; "`gloomful' is archaic"

    Synonyms:
    down(p), dreary, dispirited, downhearted, glooming, downcast, dingy, drear, grim, huffish, gloomful, depressed, dismal, blue, dark, sluggish, drab, down in the mouth, low, low-spirited, sorry, gloomy, disconsolate

    Antonyms:
    good-natured, fast, light

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sulkyadjective

    Synonyms:
    sullen, morose, surly, moody

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How to use sulky in a sentence?

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