- hesitate or be unwilling to accept an idea or undertaking；thwart or hinder (a plan or person)
- an illegal motion made by a pitcher that may deceive a base runner.；a roughly squared timber beam.
verb: baulk, 3rd person present: baulks, gerund or present participle: baulking, past tense: baulked, past participle: baulked
noun: baulk, plural noun: baulks
- 1. hesitate or be unwilling to accept an idea or undertaking any gardener will at first balk at enclosing the garden 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ thwart or hinder (a plan or person) the utmost of his influence will be invoked to balk the law 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ prevent a person or animal from having (something) the lions, fearing to be balked of their prey
- ▪ (of a horse) refuse to go on.
- ▪ archaic miss or refuse (a chance or invitation).
- 2. (of a pitcher) make an illegal motion, penalized by an advance of the base runners the rookie balked and permitted Robinson to score
- 1. an illegal motion made by a pitcher that may deceive a base runner.
- 2. a roughly squared timber beam.
- 3. any area on a pool or billiard table in which play is restricted in some way.
- 4. a ridge left unplowed between furrows.
- a transverse line marked on a billiard table, extending the diameter of the D to the sides of ...
- hesitate or be unwilling to accept an idea or undertaking: he balked at such a drastic solution
- a roughly squared timber beam: a balk of timber