Baulk definition

bôk
The definition of baulk, the British version of the world balk, means to stop short of or avoid on purpose.

An example of baulk is to change the subject when someone asks a question about a sensitive topic.

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(UK) Alternative spelling of balk.
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(UK) In billiards, the area of the table lying behind the line from which the cue ball is initially shot, and from which a ball in hand must be played.
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(UK) Alternative spelling of balk.
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Origin of baulk

  • See balk

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