Results for: Balmy

What does balmy mean?

It means having the soothing qualities of a balm (a skin ointment). It is used to mean mild, pleasant weather. Idiomatically, it means nutty, crazy, or similarly foolish.

How do you use balmy in a sentence?

(balmy is warm and fair weather, or used idiomatically to mean crazy) "The balmy weather of Hawaii was a refreshing change from rainy Seattle." The Channel 2 weather girl (MORE)

What is a sentence using the word balmy?

"The balmy climate of the Mediterranean attracts millions of tourists each year." "Florida is known for its balmy weather, even when much of the US is snowy and cold."