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1. balmy

adjective. ['ˈbɑːmi'] mild and pleasant.

Synonyms

  • soft
  • mild

Antonyms

  • wise
  • tasteless
  • functioning

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • balm (English)
  • basme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Balmy

  • kumarisami
  • blassingame
  • blasingame
  • ramaswami
  • fillingame
  • yanomami
  • pastrami
  • murakami
  • kawakami
  • tsunami
  • salami
  • minami
  • masami
  • khatami
  • islami
  • calame
  • badami
  • twomey
  • swami
  • karami
  • itami
  • dromi
  • cromie
  • cerami
  • ajami
  • adami
  • adame
  • tommy
  • tommie
  • rami

Sentences with balmy


1. Verb, base form
Many locations abroad offer a low cost of living, balmy weather and tax breaks for retirees.

2. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Enjoy balmy November highs in the 80s throughout the region.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Many people crave a winter escape from the cold North, so they head to the balmy South.

Quotes about balmy


1. Not forever does the bulbul singIn balmy shades of bowers,Not forever lasts the springNor ever blossom the flowers.Not forever reigneth joy,Sets the sun on days of bliss,Friendships not forever last,They know not life, who know not this.
- Khushwant Singh, Train to Pakistan

2. We made love outdoors—without a roof, I like most, without stove, my favorite place, assuming the weather be fair and balmy, and the earth beneath be clean. Our souls intertwined and dripping with dew, and our love for each other was seen. Our love for the world was new.
- Roman Payne

2. balmy

adjective. ['ˈbɑːmi'] informal or slang terms for mentally irregular.

Synonyms

  • around the bend
  • nutty
  • bats
  • haywire
  • loony
  • cracked
  • buggy
  • dotty
  • loopy
  • batty
  • kookie
  • insane
  • fruity
  • whacky
  • crackers
  • daft
  • barmy
  • bonkers
  • round the bend
  • nuts
  • kooky
  • loco

Antonyms

  • smooth
  • clean
  • unenthusiastic
  • reasonable

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • balm (English)
  • basme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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