sulk Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"sulk" in British English

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sulkverb [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 his ​room because I wouldn't ​let him have any more ​chocolate.

sulknoun [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. He ​spent the ​wholeday in a sulk.
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 the ​wholetime.
(Definition of sulk from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sulk" in American English

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sulkverb [I]

 us   /sʌlk/
to be ​silent and ​unpleasant because you are ​angry or ​annoyed: She ​pouts and sulks, and she ​almost never ​smiles or ​laughs.
(Definition of sulk from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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