Balking

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Balking Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • 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


  • The Technical Indicator: S&P 500’s slow-motion breakout attempt remains in play
    Despite balking at resistance, the S&P 500’s initial pullback has been orderly, supporting the bull case. Read more on this news related to 'Balking'
  • Murder suspect gets 4th lawyer
    Murder suspect Darrell Dennis got his fourth lawyer and a new trial date Tuesday after balking at the opportunity to represent himself in court, a demand he's made numerous times. Read more on this news related to 'Balking'
  • Botaniko Weston homebuyers aren't balking at luxury prices
    The $100,000 deposits are still fully refundable, but The Terra Group is encouraged by the initial response to its new Weston development featuring contemporary European home designs. Read more on this news related to 'Balking'

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