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sulk

verb [I] uk   us   /sʌlk/ disapproving
to be silent and refuse to smile or be pleasant to people because you are angry about something that they have done: He's sulking in a corner somewhere because I wouldn't let him have a second bar of chocolate.

sulk

noun [C] uk   us   /sʌlk/ disapproving
a period of time when someone refuses to smile or be pleasant because they are angry about something: If she doesn't get what she wants she goes into a sulk just like a child. Jim's in one of his sulks again - just ignore him.
sulkiness
noun [U] uk   us   /ˈsʌlk.i.nəs/
sulky
adjective uk   us   /ˈsʌlk.i/
She brought along a couple of sulky kids who didn't say a word all evening.
(Definition of sulk from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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