Balks Meaning

There are 5 meaning(s) for word Balks

Meaning 1 : the area on a billiard table behind the balkline

    Example : a player with ball in hand must play from the balk

    Synonyms : baulk
Meaning 2 : one of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof

    Synonyms : baulk,  rafter
Meaning 3 : something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress

    Synonyms : baulk,  check,  deterrent,  handicap,  hinderance,  hindrance,  impediment
Meaning 4 : refuse to comply

    Synonyms : baulk,  jib,  resist
Meaning 5 : an illegal pitching motion while runners are on base

How to Pronounce Balks

  • bɔk