how to pronounce sulk


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the above transcription of sulk is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

sulk is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of sulk in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… just sort of having a sulk and the …”

meanings of sulk


  1. A furrow.
  2. A state of sulking. Leo has been in a sulk all morning.


  1. To express ill humor or offence by remaining sullenly silent or withdrawn.

sulk frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word sulk occurs in english on average 0.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics sulk can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that sulk can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to sulk


words that rhyme with sulk


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