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Words that Rhyme with balk

1 Syllable Words

calk, caulk, chalk, dahlke, falk, falke, faulk, gawk, hauck, hauk, hauke, hawk, hawke, kalk, kauk, lauck, mauck, mauk, salk, sauk, schalk, squawk, stalk, talk, valk, walk, walke, zwack

2 Syllable Words

airlock, blackhawk, boardwalk, catwalk, cornstalk, crosstalk, goshawk, jaywalk, kowalke, maroc, marschalk, mohawk, nighthawk, norwalk, seahawk, sidewalk, skyhawk, sleepwalk, smalltalk, witbrock, yeosock

3 Syllable Words

echohawk, honestok, poppycock, tomahawk

Definitions of balk

v. i. A ridge of land left unplowed between furrows, or at the end of a field; a piece missed by the plow slipping aside.

v. i. A great beam, rafter, or timber; esp., the tie-beam of a house. The loft above was called "the balks."

v. i. One of the beams connecting the successive supports of a trestle bridge or bateau bridge.

v. i. A hindrance or disappointment; a check.

v. i. A sudden and obstinate stop; a failure.

v. i. A deceptive gesture of the pitcher, as if to deliver the ball.

v. t. To leave or make balks in.

v. t. To leave heaped up; to heap up in piles.

v. t. To omit, miss, or overlook by chance.

v. t. To miss intentionally; to avoid; to shun; to refuse; to let go by; to shirk.

v. t. To disappoint; to frustrate; to foil; to baffle; to /hwart; as, to balk expectation.

v. i. To engage in contradiction; to be in opposition.

v. i. To stop abruptly and stand still obstinately; to jib; to stop short; to swerve; as, the horse balks.

v. i. To indicate to fishermen, by shouts or signals from shore, the direction taken by the shoals of herring.

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