Definition of Balkiest

1. Adjective. (superlative of balky) ¹



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Definition of Balkiest

1. balky [adj] - See also: balky

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Balkiest

balizes
balk
balkan nephropathy
balkanite
balkanization
balkanizations
balkanized
balkanizer
balkanizers
balkanizes
balkanizing
balked
balker
balkers
balkier
balkiest (current term)
balkily
balkiness
balkinesses
balking
balkingly
balkings
balkish
balkline
balklines
balks
balky
ball-and-socket joint
ball-and-socket joints

Literary usage of Balkiest

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1. In a Day of Social Rebuilding: Lectures on the Ministry of the Church by Henry Sloane Coffin (1918)
"... worthy of imitation in the title of Richard Baxter's balkiest work: A Christian Directory: or a Summ of Practical Theology, and Cases of Conscience, ..."

2. The Romance of the Civil War by Elizabeth Stevens (1903)
"... man "wouldn't drive old Sail — she was de balkiest mule on de place; you won't get a mile from here 'fore she takes de contraries, and won't budge a ..."

3. Reveries of a Schoolmaster by Francis Bail Pearson (1917)
"ences. When he returns he has forgotten that he was balking and recounts his experiences most delightfully. Ed was one of the balkiest boys I ever had in my ..."

4. Highways and Byways of New England: Including the States of Massachusetts by Clifton Johnson (1915)
"But then, Dave is the balkiest man God ever made, and that's a fact.” Another half dozen miles took us to the banks of the ..."

5. India Old and New: With a Memorial Address by Edward Washburn Hopkins (1901)
"... balkiest of the natives, the Sunni Mohammedans. But an intimation of strength had been given before this. ..."

6. Roman Holidays, and Others: And Others by William Dean Howells (1908)
"All those stately equipages were good, and the one that fell to us mounted the hill to our hotel by a grade so insinuating that the balkiest horse in ..."

7. The Practical Angler: How, where and when to Catch Fish. Giving a by Kit Clarke (1892)
"... while the drag of the click lets it out sufficiently to meet the balkiest trout's exertions. It is, therefore, the best reel to use in fly fishing, ..."

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