how to pronounce sullen

sʌlən

how to improve pronunciation of sullen

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn about each sound.

press Play to play an example pronunciation of sullen.

video examples of sullen pronunciation

An example use of sullen in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… was petulant moody and often sullen he …”

meanings of sullen

adjective:

  1. Lonely; solitary; desolate.
  2. Having a brooding ill temper; sulky.
  3. Sluggish; slow.
  4. Obstinate; intractable.
  5. Gloomy; dismal; foreboding.
  6. Mischievous; malignant; unpropitious.

noun:

  1. One who is solitary, or lives alone; a hermit.
  2. Sullen feelings or manners; sulks; moroseness.

words with pronunciation similar to sullen

suddensaladfelongulletvillainsonsaddenvulcansullywoolen