Balky in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Balky

not willing to cooperate or comply as expected

Examples of Balky in a sentence

The balky toddler’s favorite word was ‘no,’ and she seemed to enjoy doing the opposite of what her parents asked.  🔊

Hobbling up the hill, the old man was frustrated that his balky knees wouldn’t bend like they used to.  🔊

Because his horse was balky and uncooperative, the farmer could rarely get the mare to help him work in the fields.  🔊

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