Definition of balmy adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈbɑːmi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɑːmi//
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(of the air, weather, etc.) warm and pleasant synonym mild a balmy summer evening More Like This Silent letters gnarled, gnash, gnat, gnaw, gnome haute cuisine, heir, (NAmE herb), honour, hors d’oeuvre, hour knack, knee, kneel, knife, knight, knit, knob, knock, knot, know, knuckle psalm, psephology, psychic, ptarmigan, pterodactyl, psychology wrangle, wrap, wreath, wreck, wrench, wrestle, wriggle, wring, write, wrong bomb, climb, crumb, doubt, lamb, limb ascent, fascinate, muscle, scene, scissors height, right, sleigh, weight align, campaign, design, foreign, malign, reign, unfeigned balmy, calm, calf, half, yolk autumn, column, condemn, damn, hymn, solemn bristle, fasten, listen, mortgage, soften, thistle, wrestle biscuit, build, circuit, disguise, guilty, league, rogue, vague yacht answer, sword, twoSee worksheet. Extra examplesThere was hardly any wind, just a balmy breeze. They stepped off the plane into warm, balmy air. We went walking in the balmy summer evenings. the balmy tropical climate of the East Caribbean
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