Is BALKING a scrabble word?

Words with Friends :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Collins Scrabble Words :  YES

Official Tournament & Club Word List :  YES

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Definitions for the word 'balking'


  1. BALKING, stopping short and refusing to go on


  1. BALKING, an occurrence in which a pitcher stops suddenly or makes an illegal movement after starting to throw a pitch


  1. BALKING, to suddenly show that you do not want to do something : to refuse to do what someone else wants you to do
  2. BALKING, to stop quickly and refuse to continue going
  3. BALKING, to fail to work in the usual or expected way

Synonyms for 'balking'

Antonyms for 'balking'

The word BALKING is worth 14 points in Scrabble and 18 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'balking' in a sentence

  1. the extravagant centerpiece proved to be a balk to the flow of conversation
  2. The horse balked and would not jump the fence.
  3. The runner on third base tried to make the pitcher balk.

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