baulker
balker

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • baulker — noun a person who refuses to comply • Syn: ↑balker, ↑noncompliant • Derivationally related forms: ↑baulk, ↑balk (for: ↑balker) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • balker — noun a person who refuses to comply • Syn: ↑baulker, ↑noncompliant • Derivationally related forms: ↑baulk (for: ↑baulker), ↑balk • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • noncompliant — I noun a person who refuses to comply • Syn: ↑balker, ↑baulker • Derivationally related forms: ↑baulk (for: ↑baulker), ↑balk ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bob Skilton — Infobox afl player firstname = Bob lastname = Skilton | birthdate = Birth date and age|1938|11|8|df=y birthplace = originalteam = South Melbourne Under 19s heightweight = 171 cm (5 7½ ), 76 kg dead = alive deathdate = deathplace = debutdate = 12… …   Wikipedia

  • Clipstone Welfare F.C. — Clipstone Welfare Full name Clipstone Welfare Football Club Founded 1928 Ground The Lido Ground, Clipstone League Central Midlands League North Division …   Wikipedia

  • baulk — /bɔk / (say bawk) verb (i) 1. to stop, as at an obstacle: he baulked at making the speech. 2. (of horses) to stop short and stubbornly refuse to go on. 3. Sport to make an incomplete or misleading move, especially an illegal one. –verb (t) 4. to… …   Australian English dictionary

  • baulk — v. & n. (also balk) v. 1 intr. a refuse to go on. b (often foll. by at) hesitate. 2 tr. a thwart, hinder. b disappoint. 3 tr. a miss, let slip (a chance etc.). b ignore, shirk. n. 1 a hindrance; a stumbling block. 2 a a roughly squared timber… …   Useful english dictionary

  • negativist — noun 1. someone who refuses to do what is asked or does the opposite of what is asked • Hypernyms: ↑balker, ↑baulker, ↑noncompliant 2. someone who is resigned to defeat without offering positive suggestions • Syn: ↑defeatist • Derivationally… …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”