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Definition of "balked" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of balk. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "balked" in a sentence
  • "The label balked at the nastier lyrics on "Ten$ion," and Ninja, Yo-Landi and their producer, a beats master named DJ Hi-Tek, opted to distribute the album on their own."
  • "To draw mass appeal to the grand opening of its Five on Fifth (Ave.) location, the label balked at the notion of a one-night celebu-fete."
  • "The label balked and dropped the band rather than "waste" any more money on anti-commercial junk."