He nodded, then his virile face changed and he gave me a sulky look.
If I bear marks, y'ought to see the antelope; and the sulky!
As usual, Dr. Lesage was sulky in his manner and very short in his answers.
“Eleven years,” was the answer, after a moment of sulky hesitation.
Orangine and Roussette were so sulky that even these princes declared they would never wed princesses so uninteresting.
But this sulky, slave-driving cub must needs force the quarrel from the start.
Pink walked abruptly away, looking very much like a sulky cherub.
You could go, too, Miss Dorcas, but the sulky seat's too narrer for three.
We have just passed a man sitting on a sulky plow, driving four big horses abreast, his little six-year old daughter on his knee.
She gave him one sulky resentful look and dug her heel into Pat.
"sullen," 1744, probably from Old English asolcen "idle, lazy, slow," from past participle of aseolcan "become sluggish, be weak or idle" (related to besylcan "be languid"), from Proto-Germanic *seklanan (cf. Middle High German selken "to drop, fall").
"light carriage with two wheels," 1756, apparently a noun use of sulky (adj.), on notion of "standoffishness," because the carriage has room for only one person.