Adjective "Baulk" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Baulk


    Definition:

    1. balk. balk or baulk [bawk] /bɔk/ Spell Syllables verb (used without object)

    1. to stop, as at an obstacle, and refuse to proceed or to do something specified (usually followed by at): He balked at making the speech.

    2. (of a horse, mule, etc.) to stop short and stubbornly refuse to go on.

    3. Baseball. to commit a balk. verb (used with object)

    4. to place an obstacle in the way of; hinder; thwart: a sudden reversal

    Examples:

    "officials can be baulk at integrations."

    "employers can be baulk at things."

    "officials can be baulk."

    "employers can be baulk."