Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Adjective: earthy (earthier,earthiest)  ur-thee
  1. Of or consisting of or resembling earth
    "it had an earthy smell"; "only a little earthy bank separates me from the edge of the ocean"
  2. Conspicuously and tastelessly indecent
    "an earthy sense of humour";
    - crude, gross, vulgar, salty, coarse, ripe [informal]
  3. Not far removed from or suggestive of nature
    "the earthy taste of warm milk fresh from the cow"; "earthy smells of new-mown grass"
  4. Hearty and lusty
    "an earthy enjoyment of life"
  5. Sensible and practical
    "her earthy common sense";
    - down-to-earth

Derived forms: earthiest, earthier

See also: indecent, natural, realistic, uninhibited

Encyclopedia: Earthy