verb (used with object), sul·lied, sul·ly·ing.
verb (used without object), sul·lied, sul·ly·ing.
noun, plural sul·lies.
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Origin of sully
OTHER WORDS FROM sullysul·li·a·ble, adjectiveun·sul·li·a·ble, adjectiveun·sul·lied, adjective
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Definition for sully (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for sully
I begin to observe that it sounds as if Sully is in microcosm what Newman himself…but that is as far as I get.
Sully decides to face the truth of what his negligence has sown.
But he was also showing a gritty and sully city in a beautiful way.
The Sully people catalogue a variety of reactions to today's job numbers.It's a 'Could Be Worse' Economy, and We're Living in It|Justin Green|December 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Sully is downright exuberant at Biden's performance tonight.
The deity, however, did not sully her by deflowering her in the flesh.The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 2|Translated by Kisari Mohan Ganguli
Sully had already despatched his splendid trains of artillery to the frontier.The Life of John of Barneveld, 1609-15, Volume I.|John Lothrop Motley
His celebrated minister, Sully, was entangled in these matters somewhat more than he himself approved.The Art of Needle-work, from the Earliest Ages, 3rd ed.|Elizabeth Stone
To sully these-173- pages with translations of Poggio's rank abuse would be impossible.Renaissance in Italy, Volume 2 (of 7)|John Addington Symonds
Homeward bound on the ship Sully in the autumn of 1832, Morse fell into conversation with some scientific men who were on board.The Age of Invention|Holland Thompson