Search Result for "sulky":
1. a light two-wheeled vehicle for one person; drawn by one horse;
1. sullen or moody;
[syn: huffish, sulky]
2. moving slowly;
- Example: "a sluggish stream"
[syn: sluggish, sulky]
3. depressingly dark;
- Example: "the gloomy forest"
- Example: "the glooming interior of an old inn"
- Example: "`gloomful' is archaic"
[syn: glooming, gloomy, gloomful, sulky]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Sulky \Sulk"y\, a. [Compar. Sulkier; superl. Sulkiest.] [See Sulkiness, and cf. Sulky, n.] Moodly silent; sullen; sour; obstinate; morose; splenetic. [1913 Webster] Syn: See Sullen. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Sulky \Sulk"y\, n.; pl. Sulkies. [From Sulky, a.; -- so called from the owner's desire of riding alone.] A light two-wheeled carriage for a single person. [1913 Webster] Note: Sulky is used adjectively in the names of several agricultural machines drawn by horses to denote that the machine is provided with wheels and a seat for the driver; as, sulky plow; sulky harrow; sulky rake, etc. [1913 Webster]