1. balking

adjective. ['ˈbɔkɪŋ'] stopping short and refusing to go on.


  • balky


  • obedient
  • docile

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Rhymes with Balking

  • squawking
  • stalking
  • walking
  • talking
  • hawking
  • gawking
  • chalking
  • caulking

Sentences with balking

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
They may be characterized as having trouble following through on their commitments and balking when faced with a challenge.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Horses often show their discomfort with a saddle by behavior problems such as balking, rearing or refusing jumps.