Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun sulky

1 sense of sulky

Sense 1
sulky -- (a light two-wheeled vehicle for one person; drawn by one horse)
       => horse-drawn vehicle -- (a wheeled vehicle drawn by one or more horses)

Antonyms of adj sulky

3 senses of sulky

Sense 1
huffish, sulky -- (sullen or moody)

INDIRECT (VIA ill-natured) -> good-natured -- (having an easygoing and cheerful disposition; "too good-natured to resent a little criticism"; "the good-natured policeman on our block"; "the sounds of good-natured play")

Sense 2
sluggish, sulky -- (moving slowly; "a sluggish stream")

INDIRECT (VIA slow) -> fast -- (acting or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly; "fast film"; "on the fast track in school"; "set a fast pace"; "a fast car")

Sense 3
glooming, gloomy, gloomful, sulky -- (depressingly dark; "the gloomy forest"; "the glooming interior of an old inn"; "`gloomful' is archaic")

INDIRECT (VIA dark) -> light -- (characterized by or emitting light; "a room that is light when the shutters are open"; "the inside of the house was airy and light")

Similarity of adj sulky

3 senses of sulky

Sense 1
huffish, sulky -- (sullen or moody)
       => ill-natured (vs. good-natured) -- (having an irritable and unpleasant disposition)

Sense 2
sluggish, sulky -- (moving slowly; "a sluggish stream")
       => slow (vs. fast) -- (not moving quickly; taking a comparatively long time; "a slow walker"; "the slow lane of traffic"; "her steps were slow"; "he was slow in reacting to the news"; "slow but steady growth")

Sense 3
glooming, gloomy, gloomful, sulky -- (depressingly dark; "the gloomy forest"; "the glooming interior of an old inn"; "`gloomful' is archaic")
       => dark (vs. light) -- (devoid of or deficient in light or brightness; shadowed or black; "sitting in a dark corner"; "a dark day"; "dark shadows"; "dark as the inside of a black cat")

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