What does earthy mean?

Definitions for earthyˈɜr θi

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word earthy.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. crude, earthy, gross, vulgar(adj)

    conspicuously and tastelessly indecent

    "coarse language"; "a crude joke"; "crude behavior"; "an earthy sense of humor"; "a revoltingly gross expletive"; "a vulgar gesture"; "full of language so vulgar it should have been edited"

  2. earthy(adj)

    not far removed from or suggestive of nature

    "the earthy taste of warm milk fresh from the cow"; "earthy smells of new-mown grass"

  3. earthy(adj)

    hearty and lusty

    "an earthy enjoyment of life"

  4. earthy(adj)

    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"

  5. down-to-earth, earthy(adj)

    sensible and practical

    "has a straightforward down-to-earth approach to a problem"; "her earthy common sense"


  1. earthy(Adjective)

    Resembling dirt or soil (i.e. earth).

    The earthy smell of fresh turned loam told me the farmer had started plowing this morning, the definitive sign of spring for me.

  2. earthy(Adjective)

    Down to earth, un-artificed, natural.

    Sheu2019s was an earthy soul, the salt of the earth as they say of such rural folk, untarnished by false civilization.

  3. earthy(Adjective)

    Like or resembling the earth or of the earth.

  4. earthy(Adjective)

    Covered with earth (mud, dirt).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Earthy(adj)

    consisting of, or resembling, earth; terrene; earthlike; as, earthy matter

  2. Earthy(adj)

    of or pertaining to the earth or to, this world; earthly; terrestrial; carnal

  3. Earthy(adj)

    gross; low; unrefined

  4. Earthy(adj)

    without luster, or dull and roughish to the touch; as, an earthy fracture

Anagrams for earthy »

  1. aethyr, hearty, yearth

  2. Aethyr


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of earthy in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of earthy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mike Huckabee:

    Well, it's earthy, let's just be blunt.

  2. Beth Nolley:

    We wanted it to be more earthy, so we added some color to ours and I made my friend's green one there.

  3. New York:

    Gyllenhaal is subtly wonderful as the earthy, calm Roland, though in some variations he reveals petulance and frustration.

  4. James Joseph Sylvester:

    The mathematician lives long and lives young; the wings of his soul do not early drop off, nor do its pores become clogged with the earthy particles blown from the dusty highways of vulgar life.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    If my life were a fragrance, I would surely like her to smell like Petrichor, the exquisite eloquent earthy essence that is emitted from the dry thirsty ground; by Earth herself after her long awaited union with the first rain shower of the season.

Images & Illustrations of earthy

  1. earthyearthyearthy

Translations for earthy

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • естествен, почвен, земен, пръстен, грубBulgarian
  • grond, de, natuurlijk, met, aardig, aardeachtig, op, voetDutch

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