Translation of balky in Spanish:

balky

rebelde, adj.

(British baulky)

Pronunciation /ˈbɔki//ˈbɔːlki//ˈbɔːki/

adjective

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    (animal/person) rebelde
    (animal/person) díscolo
    (person/animal) chúcaro Latin America
    (engine/car) malo
    • In one widely reported case, an American pilot went so far as to throw a balky steward off the plane.
    • The biggest obstacle that could keep Hernandez from finishing strong is a balky knee.
    • Even the dean hollered ‘Rana’ when his machine was balky.
    • The Koidu base is complaining of congested data-network links, a balky router and malfunctioning wireless-network nodes.
    • On the other hand, if your windows have other problems - balky hardware, flimsy construction, or whatever - window replacement may be the right move.
    • Phillips performed some on-the-spot maintenance of a balky treadmill today.
    • It had been left intact as a backup to the balky original warp field.
    • In the grainy surveillance camera footage, the dumpy, mustachioed fellow looks like just one more office peon saddled with a balky computer - until he takes his revenge.
    • Deprived of the Internet by a balky cell phone modem, the habit of daily blogging has proven hard to break.
    • Original consumer models were bulky and balky, user-friendly only if the user was a technogeek.
    • Team scouts think a balky right thumb will force Warner to retire.
    • Guerciotti's cyclo-cross models were especially sought after, thoroughbreds in a field of balky, unwieldy CX beasts.
    • Unless these conditions were complied with, gravity served no better than a balky horse - it would not work at all…
    • Because of balky knees, Palmeiro, 36, no longer moves as quickly around the bag.
    • A student assistant with computing skills can help with restarting a balky workstation or writing a Web page.
    • Their capsule will carry up more spare parts for the balky oxygen generator, but have room for little else.
    • As he gets older, his defensive range shrinks because of balky knees.
    • Depending on the model, the complaints range from faulty key fobs and leaky sunroofs to balky electronics that leave drivers and their passengers stranded.
    • In case the balky internet connection is insufficiently irritating, the hotel is also providing me USA Today on a complimentary basis.
    • Other than a balky elevator, the only real link between the two films is choreographer Hermes Pan, who was Fred's right-hand man throughout the Ginger years.