Definition of balmy
balmilyplay \-mə-lē\ adverb
balminessplay \-mē-nəs\ noun
Examples of balmy in a Sentence
a completely balmy but harmless old man who talked intently to plants and believed they answered back
a pleasant, balmy breeze was all that stirred the wildflowers growing near the shore
Recent Examples of balmy from the Web
Here, too, a sprinkling of languages fills the balmy air.
The balmy weather and brilliant coastal beaches added their own charms, and the shabby baubles and ticky-tacky architecture of modern industrial tourism were born.
But there’s still something that irks me about the balmy charm of his book’s title and overarching thesis.
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BALMY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of balmy for English Language Learners
of air, weather, etc. : warm, calm, and pleasant
: crazy or foolish
BALMY Defined for Kids
Definition of balmy for Students
: warm, calm, and pleasant a balmy breeze
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