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Definition 1: a light two-wheeled vehicle for one person; drawn by one horse - [noun denoting artifact]

(sulky is a kind of ...) a wheeled vehicle drawn by one or more horses

Definition 2: depressingly dark - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where sulky or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the gloomy forest
  • the glooming interior of an old inn
  • `gloomful' is archaic

Synonyms for sulky in the sense of this definition

(sulky is similar to ...) devoid of or deficient in light or brightness; shadowed or black

"sitting in a dark corner" "a dark day" "dark shadows" "dark as the inside of a black cat"

Definition 3: sullen or moody - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for sulky in the sense of this definition

(sulky is similar to ...) having an irritable and unpleasant disposition

Definition 4: moving slowly - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where sulky or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a sluggish stream

Synonyms for sulky in the sense of this definition

(sulky is similar to ...) not moving quickly; taking a comparatively long time

"a slow walker" "the slow lane of traffic" "her steps were slow" "he was slow in reacting to the news" "slow but steady growth"

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