Definition of balmy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbɑːmi/

adjective (balmier, balmiest)

1Characterized by pleasantly warm weather: the balmy days of late summer
More example sentences
  • The weather was balmy with a pleasant temperature.
  • Nevertheless, it was a delightful town, and on this particular day the weather was warm and balmy.
  • Everything was tossed into further bloom and the weather was warm and balmy every day.
mild, gentle, temperate, summery, calm, tranquil, clement, fine, pleasant, benign, soothing, soft;
fragrant, scented, perfumed
2North American or dated variant spelling of barmy.
Example sentences
  • Both have palmy trees and sunny places in the south; both have balmy people and shady characters in the north.



Example sentences
  • As you can imagine, my eyes lit up at this prospect and I began to balmily enjoy looking forward to the prospect of towering hills of white powder littering up the home.
  • But the water was calm, the sky clear, and the wind blew balmily; so I waited for what should happen.
  • No, the problem this balmily sunny Jerusalem day is that Reva can't access my blog anymore no matter what portals she uses.


Pronunciation: /ˈbɑːmɪnəs/
Example sentences
  • Its wealth was not built on Sunbelt balminess, agricultural bounty or manufacturing muscle.
  • Over the years, one comes to measure a place, too, not just for the beauty it may give, the balminess of its breezes, the insouciance and relaxation it encourages, the sublime pleasures it offers, but for what it teaches.
  • Entrées, though less spirited, offer the balminess that suffuses a seaside vacation.

Words that rhyme with balmy

army, barmy, gourami, macramé, origami, palmy, pastrami, salami, smarmy, swami, tsunami, Yanomami

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