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balky Explained

balky at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


balky at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj especially AmE informal someone or something that is balky does not do what they are expected to do// --a balky air-conditioning system//

balky at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:


Balky at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Balky \Balk"y\ (b[add]k"[y^]), a.
Apt to balk; as, a balky horse.

balky at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj : stopping short and refusing to go on; "a balking"; "a balky
mule"; "a balky customer" [syn: {balking}]
[also: {balkiest}, {balkier}]

balky at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: en-adj » balk|ier
  • Refusing to proceed or cooperate.
    1. : A balky horse.

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