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KK Pronunciation

〔 bɒk 〕


〔 bɒːk 〕

Overview of noun balk

The noun balk has 4 senses

  • balk, baulk -- (the area on a billiard table behind the balkline; "a player with ball in hand must play from the balk")

  • hindrance, hinderance, deterrent, impediment, balk, baulk, check, handicap -- (something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress)

  • rafter, balk, baulk -- (one of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof)

  • balk -- (an illegal pitching motion while runners are on base)

Overview of verb balk

The verb balk has 1 sense