What does the word sulky mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Sulkily.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Sulkiness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Sullenly cross.

Usage examples for sulky

  1. He would first slip down into the garden and gather her some fresh flowers, then steal with them into the room and kiss her little sulky mouth till she awoke; and, before she remembered their sorrow, her eyes would see the flowers. – Prose Fancies by Richard Le Gallienne
  2. Next day Sissy sought out Harthouse, who was waiting, full of sulky impatience at the failure of Louisa to appear as he had expected. – Tales from Dickens by Charles Dickens and Hallie Erminie Rives
  3. It did not turn Tommy sulky. – Tommy and Grizel by J.M. Barrie