balkingly

balk·ing·ly

English syllables. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Balkingly — Balk ing*ly, adv. In a manner to balk or frustrate. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • balkingly — adverb : in a balking manner * * * balkˈingly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑balk * * * ˈbalkingly, adv. [f. prec. + ly2.] In such a manner as to balk. in Webster …   Useful english dictionary

  • balkingly — adverb in a balking manner …   Wiktionary

  • balk — balker, n. balkingly, adv. /bawk/, v.i. 1. to stop, as at an obstacle, and refuse to proceed or to do something specified (usually fol. by at): He balked at making the speech. 2. (of a horse, mule, etc.) to stop short and stubbornly refuse to go… …   Universalium

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.