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Meaning of SULKY

Pronunciation:  'sulkee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a light two-wheeled vehicle for one person; drawn by one horse
  2. [adj]  sullen or moody
 

SULKY is a 5 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: huffish, ill-natured
 
 See Also: wheeled vehicle

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Sulk"y\, a. [Compar. {Sulkier}; superl. {Sulkiest}.] [See
    {Sulkiness}, and cf. {Sulky}, n.]
    Moodly silent; sullen; sour; obstinate; morose; splenetic.
    
    Syn: See {Sullen}.
    
    
  2. \Sulk"y\, n.; pl. {Sulkies}. [From {Sulky}, a.; -- so
    called from the owner's desire of riding alone.]
    A light two-wheeled carriage for a single person.
    
    Note: Sulky is used adjectively in the names of several
          agricultural machines drawn by horses to denote that
          the machine is provided with wheels and a seat for the
          driver; as, sulky plow; sulky harrow; sulky rake, etc.
    
    
 

 

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