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Adjective: balmy (balmier,balmiest)  baa(l)-mee
  1. Pleasantly without extremes
    "balmy days and nights";
    - mild, soft
     
  2. [archaic] Informal or slang term meaning insane, strange, eccentric or stupid
    "it used to drive my husband balmy";
    - barmy, bats, batty, bonkers, buggy [N. Amer], cracked, crackers, daft, dotty, fruity, haywire, kooky, kookie, loco, loony, loopy, nuts, nutty, round the bend, around the bend, wacky, whacky, daffy, dippy, daft as a brush [Brit], potty [Brit], nutsy [N. Amer], wacko, round the twist [Brit], cuckoo

Derived forms: balmiest, balmier

See also: clement, insane