What does earthy mean?

Definitions for earthy
ˈɜr θiearth·y

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. crude, earthy, gross, vulgaradjective

    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. earthyadjective

    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. earthyadjective

    hearty and lusty

    "an earthy enjoyment of life"

  4. earthyadjective

    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, earthyadjective

    sensible and practical

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


  1. earthyadjective

    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. earthyadjective

    Down to earth, un-artificed, natural.

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

  3. earthyadjective

    Like or resembling the earth or of the earth.

  4. earthyadjective

    Covered with earth (mud, dirt).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Earthyadjective

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

  2. Earthyadjective

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

  3. Earthyadjective

    gross; low; unrefined

  4. Earthyadjective

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

Anagrams for earthy »

  1. aethyr, hearty, yearth

  2. Aethyr

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  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

Examples of earthy in a Sentence

  1. Mike Huckabee:

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

  2. New York:

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

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    After the extended period of heat and dry weather, comes the first rain shower of the season creating an exquisite eloquent fragrance in the air - an earthy sweet smell that permeates and floats all around us, refreshing and rejuvenating our lives. I love that powerful seductive scent - emanating from the long awaited sensual union of soft and gentle rain drops with dry and thirsty waiting ground, instantaneously instigating an intense intimacy in the air. This elegant enchanting fragrance is called "Petrichor"; a composite word from Greek language, where "Petra" means ‘the stone’, and "Ichor" means 'the fluid that flows in the veins of the Gods' per Greek Mythology. In my view, Petrichor is the most elegant and divine perfume that must be a gift from Supreme Power to us. If my life were a perfume, I would surely like her to smell like Petrichor, that exquisite earthy fragrance after the first rain.

  4. Kabbalah:

    We must learn not to disassociate the airy flower from the earthy root, for the flower that is cut off from its root fades, and its seeds are barren, whereas the root, secure in mother earth, can produce flower after flower and bring their fruit to maturity.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    The most favorite perfume, for gentlemen and ladies alike, has been the "New Car Perfume" by far. Interestingly this new-car-like-smell is nothing but the floating volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in your new car, which aren't good at all for either the humans or the environment. I often think that the best fragrance must be Petrichor, the exquisite earthy smell that often permeates in the air, right after the first intimate union of fresh and purest rain drops with hot and awaiting thirsty ground. No fragrance can ever match the attractive and seductive scent of Petrichor, in my view.

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  • естествен, почвен, земен, пръстен, грубBulgarian
  • zemitýCzech
  • erdigGerman
  • terrosoSpanish
  • terreuxFrench
  • grond, de, natuurlijk, met, aardig, aardeachtig, op, voetDutch

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