Variant of sulky
- showing resentment or dissatisfaction by petulant or peevish withdrawal
- gloomy; dismal; sullen: a sulky day
Origin: prob. from Old English -solcen (in compound ), idle, sluggish, past participle of -seolcan, to become slack from Indo-European base an unverified form selĝ-, to let go, let loose from source Sanskrit sarjati, (he) releases
Origin: prob. < sulkythe , in the sense of keeping aloof, because the vehicle seats only one person
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