Quiz: Remember the definition of mal de mer?
Intoxicated with alcohol
Crazy; insaneRelated Terms
Mildly crazy; cracked: One of your balmier notions
[first form chiefly British 1600+, second 1800s+; fr barm, ''froth on fermenting beer,'' hence ''flighty, ditsy''; fell in with balmy, said to be fr St Bartelemy, the patron of mad folk, perhaps because the words are homophones in British English]