Balky meaning

bôkē
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Given to stopping and refusing to go on.

A balky horse; a balky client.

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Difficult to operate or start.

A balky switch; a balky engine.

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In the habit of balking; stubbornly resisting.
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A balky horse.

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Other Word Forms

Adjective

Base Form:
balky
Comparative
balkier
Superlative
balkiest