adjective, balm·i·er, balm·i·est.
Origin of balmy
Synonyms for balmy
Related Words for balmypleasant, tropical, mild, temperate, moist, moderate, refreshing, summery, summerlike, absurd, cracked, crazed, crazy, daft, deranged, dotty, foolish, harebrained, idiotic, loony
Examples from the Web for balmy
Contemporary Examples of balmy
I got into my car and just sat there in the balmy London night replaying the events of the day in my mind.When Gary Wright Met George Harrison: Dream Weaver, John and Yoko, and More
September 29, 2014
On a New York terrace, there is a dinner dance one balmy summer evening.Adam Hochschild on Keeping Company With His Dying Father
June 14, 2014
During a balmy summer, few things provide immediate enjoyment like a chilled glass of rosé.Summer in a Glass: Everything’s Coming Up Rosés
June 7, 2014
The surprisingly boring movie Contagion, has arrived, signaling the end of balmy youth for the field of infectious diseases.The Distorted Science of Contagion
September 23, 2011
Eleanor Roosevelt addressed the record crowd on a balmy Southern California afternoon.'Tricky Dick' vs. the Pink Lady
November 16, 2009
Historical Examples of balmy
The night wind was balmy, and there was a fragrance of cedar in its breath.A Little Book of Profitable Tales
All nature was stirring, refreshed with the balmy dew and coolness of the night.The Slave Of The Lamp
Henry Seton Merriman
They rained down like the flowers of dreams from a clear and balmy sky.
He thought that a balmy dew was falling on his poor wounded heart.
It was warm weather; and he was racing with Miette in the balmy air.The Fortune of the Rougons