adverb balk·i·ly \ˈbȯkə̇lē, -li sometimes ˈbȯlk-\

Definition of balkily

  1. :  in a balky manner the horse crossed the river balkily and only with severe coercion from the whip

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Origin and Etymology of balkily

balky + -ly

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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