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Definitions for balk

Definitions for (noun) balk

Main entry: balk Definition: an illegal pitching motion while runners are on base

Main entry: rafter, balk, baulk Definition: one of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof

Main entry: check, balk, baulk, impediment, hinderance, hindrance, handicap, deterrent Definition: something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress

Main entry: balk, baulk Definition: the area on a billiard table behind the balkline Usage: a player with ball in hand must play from the balk

Definitions for (verb) balk

Main entry: resist, balk, baulk, jib Definition: refuse to comply