adjective, balk·i·er, balk·i·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM balkybalk·i·ly, adverbbalk·i·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for balky
Then, with wind blowing him out horizontal under the wing, he hooks a boot on that balky wheel, kicks the mother home.
He made a gesture with one soiled hand as though quieting a balky horse.Police!!!|Robert W. Chambers
Functional diseases are no more imaginary than an ungovernable temper or a balky horse is imaginary.
Certainly it did seem like the old-fashioned trick used to start a balky horselight a match under his nose.The Motor Girls at Lookout Beach|Margaret Penrose