Definition of 'sulk'
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Sit down and sulk or get up and go? Times, Sunday Times (2013)You sit in your corner and sulk. POSITIVE THINKING: Everything you have always known about positive thinking but were afraid to put into practice (2001)But she will still be sulking over her cereal this morning. The Sun (2008)Would the other one sulk about it? Times, Sunday Times (2015)The main point about sulking is that it does not accomplish anything. POSITIVE THINKING: Everything you have always known about positive thinking but were afraid to put into practice (2001)He might sit down and sulk! The Sun (2010)You can't sit and sulk and cry over spilt milk. The Sun (2010)It's no good sitting in a corner sulking and expecting them to come after you. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You can't sulk or moan about it. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It's not about throwing your arms about sulking and fouling. The Sun (2012)He could be bubbling away after a convincing defeat or sulking in a corner and refusing to talk to anyone after an impressive victory. For Love or Money (2006)I still sulk when asked to empty the dishwasher. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I have spent too much time sulking about my two defeats. Times, Sunday Times (2012)HAVE stopped sulking about being single now. The Sun (2007)We can't sit and sulk. The Sun (2011)I am still sulking about her. The Sun (2010)I'm not one of those players that will sulk or anything like that. The Sun (2012)If she wants to be your friend, she'll have to learn that sulking and tantrums are not the best way forward. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It also means I haven't had any time to sit and sulk. The Sun (2015)
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Translations for 'sulk'
British English: sulk /sʌlk/ VERB
If you sulk, you are silent and bad-tempered for a while because you are annoyed about something.
He turned his back and sulked.
- American English: sulk
- Arabic: يُبَوِّزُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: estar emburrado
- Chinese: 愠怒
- Croatian: duriti se
- Czech: trucovat
- Danish: surmule
- Dutch: mokken
- European Spanish: enfurruñarse
- Finnish: murjottaa
- French: bouder
- German: schmollen
- Greek: σκυθρωπιάζω
- Italian: fare il broncio
- Japanese: すねる
- Korean: 부루퉁해지다
- Norwegian: furte
- Polish: nadąsać się
- European Portuguese: estar amuado
- Romanian: a se îmbufna
- Russian: дуться
- Spanish: enfurruñarse
- Swedish: sura
- Thai: อารมณ์บูดบึ้งไม่พูดไม่จา
- Turkish: suratını asmak
- Ukrainian: бути похмурим
- Vietnamese: giận dỗi
Definition of sulk from the Collins English Dictionary
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