Barmy meaning

bärmē
Full of barm; foamy.
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Eccentric; daft.
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Crazy.
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(chiefly UK) Odd, strange.
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Full of barm; yeasty or foamy.
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(rare) Containing barm, i.e. froth from fermented yeast.
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Origin of barmy

  • Sense 2, alteration of balmy

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old English beorma (“yeast”)

    From Wiktionary

  • Probably an alteration of balmy

    From Wiktionary