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
March 2017 had a comparatively balmy average temperature of 47.2 degrees.
Now, the tribes will parade under sunny skies and balmy temperatures.
Berge often fishes the Brule and White rivers, even during the winter when the weather is balmy.
Cold, barren New England had trumped balmy, verdant Providence.
This will mark the fourth straight week of snow in March, which is more than making up for February’s lack of snow and balmy temperatures.
While spring may be taking its sweet time to unfold, balmy days and colorful buds are on their way.
With uncertainty looming for Monday’s nor’easter — Massachusetts’ second in less than a week — the couple jetted off to the Bahamas to enjoy the balmy temperatures of Exuma.
After a couple of relatively balmy days, a wintry mix of rain and snow overnight may make the ride to work Thursday morning a bit tricky.
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absurd, asinine, brainless, cockeyed, crackpot, crazy, cuckoo, daffy, daft, dippy, dotty, fatuous, featherheaded, fool, foolish, half-baked, half-witted, harebrained, inept, insane, jerky, kooky (also kookie), loony (also looney), lunatic, lunkheaded, mad, nonsensical, nutty, preposterous, sappy, screwball, senseless, silly, simpleminded, stupid, tomfool, unwise, wacky (also whacky), weak-minded, witless, zany;
airheaded, birdbrained, brain-dead, chowderheaded, chuckleheaded, clueless, dense, dim, dim-witted, doltish, dopey (also dopy), dorky [slang], dull, dumb, dunderheaded, empty-headed, fatuous, feebleminded, idiotic (also idiotical), imbecile (or imbecilic), knuckleheaded, lamebrain (or lamebrained), mindless, moronic, oafish, obtuse, opaque, pinheaded, simple, slow, slow-witted, soft, softheaded, thoughtless, thick, thickheaded, unintelligent, vacuous, witless;
out to lunch;
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
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