verb (used without object)
Origin of sulk
Examples from the Web for sulk
The cop swiftly rebukes Bieber, who then goes off to cross his arms and sulk petulantly in a corner.Watch Justin Bieber Try to Walk in a Straight Line After His DUI Arrest|Amy Zimmerman|February 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Every interaction with her was fraught lest she would throw a sulk or sink into a pout.Karl Taro Greenfeld on His Novel “Triburbia,” Con Men, and Literary Success|Nick McDonell|August 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
If the Supreme Court overturns the health-care law, Democrats will be tempted to sulk and feel sorry for themselves.Michael Tomasky: Democrats Should Come Out Swinging Against the Court|Michael Tomasky|June 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Some will go off and sulk, and their followers will stay home on Election Day.
Anyhow, Jasper Jay began to sulk as soon as he heard the news.The Tale of Jolly Robin|Arthur Scott Bailey
I ain't hired him to loaf 'round all day with Ruby and to sulk when she's gone.The Underdog|F. Hopkinson Smith
A month before the ceremony, du Croc had expected Darnley to sulk and stay away.The Mystery of Mary Stuart|Andrew Lang
If luck is against you, it will avail nothing to sulk or complain about the "awful" cards you are holding.Etiquette|Emily Post
It was not credible that Electra, of all gracious beings, should sulk outside the general harmony.Rose MacLeod|Alice Brown
British Dictionary definitions for sulk
Word Origin for sulk
Word Origin and History for sulk
1781, back-formation of sulky (adj.). Related: Sulked; sulking.