Definition of balmy in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈbɑːmi

adjective (balmier, balmiest)

  • 2North American or • dated variant spelling of barmy.
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    • Both have palmy trees and sunny places in the south; both have balmy people and shady characters in the north.



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  • 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.


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  • 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.

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