• (British, America) IPA: /ˈbɑː.mi/

balmy (comparative balmier, superlative balmiest)

  1. Producing balm.
  2. Soothing or fragrant.
  3. Mild and pleasant.
  4. (informal, US) Foolish; slightly crazy or mad; eccentric.
    Synonyms: barmy
    • , Roald Dahl, Parson's Pleasure
      'I reckon he's balmy,' Claud said, and Bert grinned darkly, rolling his misty eye slowly round in its socket.
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