balky definition

  • adjective:
    • provided to stopping and declining to go on: a balky horse; a balky client.
    • tough to function or begin: a balky switch; a balky engine.
    • Refusing to continue or work.
    • Apt to balk.
    • stopping brief and refusing to go on
  • others:
    • Given to balking; more likely to end suddenly and obstinately will not move: since, a balky horse.

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