Definition of Balmily

1. Adverb. In a mildly insane manner. "The old lady is beginning to behave quite dottily"

Exact synonyms: Daftly, Dottily, Nuttily, Wackily
Partainyms: Balmy, Daft, Dotty, Nutty, Wacky



Definition of Balmily

1. adv. In a balmy manner.

Definition of Balmily

1. Adverb. In a balmy manner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Balmily

1. balmy [adv] - See also: balmy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Balmily

ballyrag
ballyragged
ballyragging
ballyrags
balm
balm of Gilead
balmacaan
balmacaans
balmed
balmier
balmiest
balmified
balmifies
balmify
balmifying
balmily (current term)
balminess
balminesses
balming
balmless
balmlike
balmorals
balms
balmy
balneal
balnearies
balneary
balneation
balneations
balneatory

Literary usage of Balmily

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1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1851)
"... I think, a very choice specimen of balmily, but perhaps good enough for a fly-leaf.' ] Tandem DOM (Vol. iii., p. 62.). ..."

2. The Letters of Algernon Charles Swinburne by Algernon Charles Swinburne, Edmund Gosse, Thomas James Wise (1918)
"And we thought of the shepherd in Pickwick— and fancied a flavour of rum balmily borne on the wind of his words—and my man said, "Well, Let's get out of ..."

3. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1898)
"balmily the vernal air Greets me, from my pillow springing! And the little birds sang on, Undisturbed by my appearing; True and trustful, there they sat, ..."

4. Early Western Travels, 1748-1846: A Series of Annotated Reprints of Some of by Reuben Gold Thwaites (1906)
"A gentle breeze from the south was astir balmily and blandly among the leaves; in fine, it was one of those grateful, genial seasons, ..."

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