sulk

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Etymology 1Edit

From Old English solcen ‎(sulky, languid), from past participle of sēolcan ‎(be slow).

NounEdit

sulk ‎(plural sulks)

  1. a state of sulking.

VerbEdit

sulk ‎(third-person singular simple present sulks, present participle sulking, simple past and past participle sulked)

  1. (intransitive) to express ill humor or offense by remaining sullenly silent or withdrawn.
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Etymology 2Edit

Latin sulcus.

NounEdit

sulk ‎(plural sulks)

  1. A furrow.

ReferencesEdit

  • sulk” in The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000.
  • sulk” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.
  • "sulk" in WordNet 2.0, Princeton University, 2003.

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