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SULK

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sulk mean? 

SULK (noun)
  The noun SULK has 1 sense:

1. a mood or display of sullen aloofness or withdrawal

  Familiarity information: SULK used as a noun is very rare.


SULK (verb)
  The verb SULK has 1 sense:

1. be in a huff and display one's displeasure

  Familiarity information: SULK used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SULK (noun)


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Meaning:

A mood or display of sullen aloofness or withdrawal

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions

Synonyms:

sulk; sulkiness

Context example:

stayed home in a sulk

Hypernyms ("sulk" is a kind of...):

humor; humour; mood; temper (a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling)


SULK (verb)


Sense 1sulk [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Be in a huff and display one's displeasure

Classified under:

Verbs of being, having, spatial relations

Synonyms:

pout; sulk; brood

Context example:

She is pouting because she didn't get what she wanted

"Sulk" entails doing...:

resent (feel bitter or indignant about)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "sulk"):

brood; grizzle; stew (be in a huff; be silent or sullen)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


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