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Meaning of "sulkily" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SULKILY

sulkily  [ˈsʌlkɪlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SULKILY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sulkily is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES SULKILY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of sulkily in the English dictionary

The definition of sulkily in the dictionary is in a resentful or sullen way.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SULKILY


balkily
ˈbɔːlkɪlɪ
baulkily
ˈbɔːlkɪlɪ
bulkily
ˈbʌlkɪlɪ
cheekily
ˈtʃiːkɪlɪ
cockily
kɒkɪlɪ
gawkily
ˈɡɔːkɪlɪ
huskily
ˈhʌskɪlɪ
jerkily
ˈdʒɜːkɪlɪ
lankily
ˈlæŋkɪlɪ
luckily
ˈlʌkɪlɪ
milkily
ˈmɪlkɪlɪ
quirkily
ˈkwɜːkɪlɪ
shakily
ˈʃeɪkɪlɪ
silkily
ˈsɪlkɪlɪ
skilly
ˈskɪlɪ
smokily
ˈsməʊkɪlɪ
sneakily
ˈsniːkɪlɪ
spookily
ˈspuːkɪlɪ
swankily
ˈswæŋkɪlɪ
unluckily
ʌnˈlʌkɪlɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SULKILY

sulfurous acid
sulfurously
sulfurousness
sulfury
sulfuryl
sulk
sulker
sulkier
sulkies
sulkiest
sulkiness
sulky
Sulla
sullage
sullen
sullenly
sullenness
sullens
sulliable
sullied

WORDS THAT END LIKE SULKILY

flakily
flukily
friskily
kinkily
pawkily
perkily
peskily
pluckily
pokily
riskily
rockily
slinkily
snakily
snarkily
spikily
spunkily
stalkily
stickily
streakily
trickily

Synonyms and antonyms of sulkily in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sulkily» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SULKILY

Find out the translation of sulkily to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of sulkily from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sulkily» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

闷闷不乐地
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sulkily
570 millions of speakers

English

sulkily
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

sulkily
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

sulkily
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

надувшись
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sulkily
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

sulkily
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

boudeur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sulkily
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

schmollend
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

sulkily
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

sulkily
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sulkily
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hờn dỗi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

sulkily
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

खिन्नपणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sulkily
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

imbronciato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ponuro
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

надувшись
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

îmbufnat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

sulkily
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sulkily
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tjurigt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

mutt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sulkily

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SULKILY»

The term «sulkily» is normally little used and occupies the 109.276 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SULKILY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «sulkily» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «sulkily» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sulkily

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SULKILY»

Discover the use of sulkily in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sulkily and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Symphony of Life
The moon was shining sulkily a pleasant walk The moon was shining sulkily an interesting talk The moon was shining sulkily love at first sight The moon was shining sulkily the moon beams The moon was shining sulkily in your thoughtful ...
Leticia Gossdenovich Feldman, 2013
2
Aunt Charlotte's maid: a farce in one act
(sulkily) There's yer rat, and there's yer rumberella. Twit. (angrily imitating her) " There's yer rumberella !" What do you mean by addressing your master in that impertinent manner? Are you not aware (striking a conceited attitude) that I am going ...
John Maddison Morton, 1867
3
If Winter Comes (EasyRead Large Bold Edition)
Mr. Bagshaw, who appeared to pride himself at least as much on his characteristics, replied by sulkily looking at his watch; and a moment later by sulkily taking a cup, rather as if he were a schoolboy bidden to take lemonade when mannishly ...
A. S. M. Hutchinson, 2008
4
If Winter Comes: Easyread Comfort Edition
Mr. Bagshaw, who appeared to pride himself at least as much on his characteristics, replied by sulkily looking at his watch; and a moment later by sulkily taking a cup, rather as if he were a schoolboy bidden to take lemonade when mannishly ...
A. S. M. Hutchinson, 2008
5
Temple Bar: A London Magazine for Town and Country Readers
I am very happy to see you,” said Maggie, and her voice sounded sincere, for 'I' rafford's entrance had been a great deliverance to her. “ And what did you want with me,” asked Lord Torchester, sulkily. “ To ask you to keep this evening free if ...
‎1872
6
London Society
No ! no beach for us today, vilest of bays! most scoundrelly of watering-places ! Sulkily we swallow our tea aiid toast, sulkily we array ourselves in the wintriest of outer garments, sulkily we stick the meerschaum of discontent between our teeth,  ...
‎1873
7
OUR OWN FIRESIDE
Is is fabled of Amphion that, by his music, he drew stones after him from the walls of Thebes, and of Orpheus that he tamed the wild beasts by his harp; but nothing can untulk Sulks. He eats sulkily and drink- sulkily, and I hope he digests sulkily ...
REV. CHARLES BULLOCK, 1866
8
Temple Bar
I am very happy to see you,” said Maggie, and her voice sounded sincere, for Trafi'ord's entrance had been a great deliverance to her. “ And what did you want with me,” asked Lord Torchester, sulkily. “ To ask you to keep this evening free if ...
George Augustus Sala, Edmund Hodgson Yates, 1872
9
If Winter Comes (Volume 1 of 2) (EasyRead Super Large 24pt ...
A. S. M. Hutchinson. well-trained acolyte performances, said, "Now I rather pride myself on my Turkish coffee, Mr. Boom Bagshaw." Mr. Bagshaw, who appeared to pride himself at least as much on his characteristics, replied by sulkily looking ...
A. S. M. Hutchinson, 2008
10
Rough Diamonds: a story-book. Illustrated by H. Sanderson
“I think it's precious hard,” replied Tom, sulkily, “that just as I've settled down in a place within sight of the works, where I can hear the bell sound, after waiting patiently for two years, and buying one old Pothooks out, I'm to be bundled out ...
John Hollingshead, 1867

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SULKILY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sulkily is used in the context of the following news items.
1
10 Strikers Who Newcastle Should Sign Instead Of Charlie Austin
If the 26-year-old remains at QPR, sulkily nursing his dodgy shoulder, then he would be doing himself a favour. He could score loads of goals, celebrate plenty of ... «WhatCulture, Jul 15»
2
'No Puedo Hacerlo'
There's yelling, which leads to Mike sulkily staring out the window and lamenting that Robert only cares about his money and doesn't care about his clients. «Entertainment Weekly, Jul 15»
3
Melton Times Sports Editor's blog - Look away now, the Ashes are at …
As the second wicket stand took the Aussies merrily towards three figures I sulkily accepted that any changes Alastair Cook had to make, must be mirrored by my ... «Melton Times, Jul 15»
4
Nico Rosberg: I've given up on fitness tech
he exclaimed, before I - sulkily - told him that it was just the watch face I downloaded so I could have too much information on the screen. At least I'm taller. «TechRadar, Jul 15»
5
INFOGRAPHIC: Believe it or not, 19 African leaders have been …
And in the Republic of Congo, Denis Sassou-Nguesso lost out to Pascal Lissouba in 1992, and left sulkily, plotting his return. In a couple of years, he had ... «Mail & Guardian Africa, Apr 15»
6
Film review: Mommy
Consider this sequence in Mommy. Steve, a hyperactive teen fresh out of a correctional facility, walks sulkily down a corridor behind his mother Diane. Cut to a ... «CITY A.M., Mar 15»
7
Stop the Uber car now – I want to get out
“I can't know everything,” he said sulkily. I didn't want a row, so I didn't say: “Then why don't you have a sat-nav?” Two minutes later I looked up from my phone to ... «The Times, Nov 14»
8
Let's Talk, Says Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray to BJP
"They can get in touch if they want," said Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, adding, somewhat sulkily, "if they want, they can go with the NCP." Mr Thackeray, 54 ... «NDTV, Oct 14»
9
Theatre: Much Ado About Nothing
... recruiting from the audience. Don John's quest for revenge is reimagined as something of a petulant tantrum as he sulkily bursts all the balloons after the party. «Varsity Online, Oct 14»
10
Downton Abbey review – Down There Abbey, more like: they are all …
she says, which is presumable what he goes and does, sulkily. There's more; this is the sex episode, Down There Abbey. Lady Mary, who still hasn't decided ... «The Guardian, Sep 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Sulkily [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sulkily>. Aug 2019 ».
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