Part of speech: adjective

Fragrant; aromatic.

Part of speech: adjective

Healing; soothing; mild.

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Usage examples "balmy":

  1. " It's quite balmy for so late in November, isn't it? - "The Turmoil A Novel", Booth Tarkington.
  2. The night wind was balmy, and there was a fragrance of cedar in its breath. - "A Little Book of Profitable Tales", Eugene Field.
  3. Mathieu remembered one warm balmy spring night when, yonder at Chantebled, all the perfumes of fruitful nature had streamed into their room in the little hunting- box, and now around him amid equal rapture he beheld the ardent sunlight flaring, chanting the poem of eternal life that sprang from love the eternal. - "Fruitfulness Fecondite", Emile Zola.