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