Definition of balk

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • balk is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 10
  • balk is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 10
  • balk is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 12

Definition of balk


  • the area on a billiard table behind the balkline (noun)

    Examples

    1. a player with ball in hand must play from the balk

    Synonyms

    1. baulk
  • one of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. baulk
    2. rafter
  • something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. baulk
    2. check
    3. deterrent
    4. handicap
    5. hinderance
    6. hindrance
    7. impediment
  • refuse to comply (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. baulk
    2. jib
    3. resist
  • an illegal pitching motion while runners are on base (noun)

See definition of balk in Merriam Webster

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