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sulky

horse-drawn, ultra-lightweight, single-seater, two-wheeled vehicle used by Standardbreds in races. Called also bike, gig.
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Sulkiness or feeling of being annoyed with someone is associated more with sadness.
However, Maiden says there has been no hint of sulkiness from any of them.
I wish there may not be a little sulkiness of temper--her poor mother had a good deal'" (13).
Team-mates became peeved at Torres's sulkiness, especially when he was deemed the favoured child of Roman Abramovich and of Benitez.
Hating and fearing his mother's depressed sulkiness, Jimmy tries to get "a reaction" of her by deliberately pestering her with questions and comments he knows would irritate her.
Doubtful about his writing talent and frustrated by a job that does not fulfill him, Charles gets frequently moody, sinking easily from enthusiasm to sulkiness.
Wright later took his charge of assault to the Central Criminal Court which imposed a fine of only one shilling, finding Wright's sulkiness had provoked the captain; Argus, 16 December 1876, pp.
Stiles (who played the role opposite Aaron Eckhart in a 2004 London production) has a tendency toward sulkiness that doesn't do much to soften her impossible character.