Balking

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Balking Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • stopping short and refusing to go on; "a balking"; "a balky mule"; "a balky customer"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Balking'


  • Balking pattern: prone to balking temporarily but for an unknown amount of time.[citation needed] If objects are to remain in a state which is prone to balking for a known

Balking Sample Sentences in News


  • Cleveland schools balking on campaign promise? School board delays funding for construction watchdog
    The Cleveland school district had promised to renew funding for the Bond Accountability Commission, a construction watchdog, if its $200 million Issue 4 bonds passed. The school board is now raising objections. Read more on this news related to 'Balking'
  • Couple Suing Mo'ne Davis' Squad Over Bad Throw
    Couple, balking over bad toss, sues Philadelphia Little League team made famous by Mo'ne Davis Read more on this news related to 'Balking'
  • Municipalities Critical Of Connecticut’s Environmental Cleanup Plan
    Most mayors and first selectmen around Connecticut are balking at the state's environmental cleanup plan. Read more on this news related to 'Balking'

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