On a New York terrace, there is a dinner dance one balmy summer evening.
David Ignatius calls for a revival of cream-colored linen and balmy pinfeather.
The surprisingly boring movie Contagion, has arrived, signaling the end of balmy youth for the field of infectious diseases.
I got into my car and just sat there in the balmy London night replaying the events of the day in my mind.
Eleanor Roosevelt addressed the record crowd on a balmy Southern California afternoon.
The afternoon happened to be a perfect one; the air was balmy, with a touch of the Indian summer about it.
The balmy weather which had hitherto prevailed was not to continue.
What a balmy serenity hovers around them—basking in the sunlight of undisturbed tranquillity.
These men came from balmy Minnesota, those from Illinois prairies.
A low-hanging, golden moon, a lake that was ripply but not too rough, and balmy night air—who could ask for more?
Intoxicated with alcohol
Mildly crazy; cracked: One of your balmier notions
[first form chiefly British 1600+, second 1800s+; fr barm, ''froth on fermenting beer,'' hence ''flighty, ditsy''; fell in with balmy, said to be fr St Bartelemy, the patron of mad folk, perhaps because the words are homophones in British English]