Definitions for balkyˈbɔ ki

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

balk•yˈbɔ ki(adj.)balk•i•er, balk•i•est.

  1. given to balking; stubborn; obstinate.

Origin of balky:

1840–50

balk′i•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. balking, balky(adj)

    stopping short and refusing to go on

    "a balking"; "a balky mule"; "a balky customer"

Wiktionary

  1. balky(Adjective)

    Refusing to proceed or cooperate.

    A balky horse.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Balky(adj)

    apt to balk; as, a balky horse

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