containing or resembling barm; frothy.
British Slang. balmy (def. 4).
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How to use barmy in a sentence
If to many it also seemed barmy, it was a flamboyant, newsworthy sort of barminess.
None of them except barmy Sid once visited his rooms; nor did he find it at all easy to strike up even a staircase acquaintance.Sinister Street, vol. 2 | Compton Mackenzie
I've got a sort of a paralytic stroke running up and down my arm fit to drive anybody barmy.Carnival | Compton Mackenzie
Well, then, hall Hi can say his hit sounds like barmy Yankee nonsense to me.The Glory of The Coming | Irvin S. Cobb
"Of course, I know you were a bit barmy before you came here, and don't remember anything about it," he went on to say.Upsidonia | Archibald Marshall
It seemed to me a very rummy thing that Tom should have any idea that I was supposed to have been what he called barmy.Upsidonia | Archibald Marshall
British Dictionary definitions for barmy
slang eccentric or foolish: Also: balmy
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