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Detailed Synonyms for balk in English

balk:

balk [the ~] noun

  1. the balk
    – an illegal pitching motion while runners are on base 1
    the balk
    – an illegal pitching motion while runners are on base 1
  2. the balk
    – one of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof 1
    the rafter; the balk; the baulk
    – one of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof 1
  3. the balk
    – something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress 1
    the check; the impediment; the hindrance; the handicap; the hinderance; the baulk; the deterrent; the balk
    – something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress 1
  4. the balk
    – the area on a billiard table behind the balkline 1
    the baulk; the balk
    – the area on a billiard table behind the balkline 1
    • baulk [the ~] noun
    • balk [the ~] noun
      • a player with ball in hand must play from the balk1

balk verb

  1. balk
    – refuse to comply 1
    to resist; to jib; balk; baulk
    – refuse to comply 1
    • resist verb (resists, resisted, resisting)
    • jib verb (jibs, jibbed, jibbing)
    • balk verb
    • baulk verb

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Related Definitions for "balk":

  1. an illegal pitching motion while runners are on base1
  2. one of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof1
  3. something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress1
  4. the area on a billiard table behind the balkline1
    • a player with ball in hand must play from the balk1
  5. refuse to comply1

Related Synonyms for balk