earthy vs earthly

earthy earthly

Definitions

  • 1) Covered with earth (mud, dirt).
  • 2) Resembling dirt or soil (i.e. earth).
  • 3) Down to earth, un-artificed, natural.
  • 4) Like or resembling the earth or of the earth.
  • 5) Unadorned and simple in style.
  • 6) Crude or off-color; indecent.
  • 7) Hearty or uninhibited; natural.
  • 8) Of, consisting of, or resembling earth.
  • 9) Of or characteristic of this world; worldly.
  • 10) Gross; low; unrefined.
  • 11) (Min.) Without luster, or dull and roughish to the touch.
  • 12) Consisting of, or resembling, earth; terrene; earthlike.
  • 13) rare Of or pertaining to the earth or to, this world; earthly; terrestrial; carnal.
  • 14) (Min.) Without luster, or dull and roughish to the touch.
  • 15) rare Of or pertaining to the earth or to, this world; earthly; terrestrial; carnal.
  • 16) hearty and lusty
  • 17) not far removed from or suggestive of nature
  • 18) of or consisting of or resembling earth
  • 19) conspicuously and tastelessly indecent
  • 20) sensible and practical
  • 21) Inhabiting the earth; earthly.
  • 22) In mineralogy, without luster, or dull, and roughish to the touch.
  • 23) Of or pertaining to earth; consisting of earth; partaking of the nature of earth; terrene: as, earthy matter.
  • 24) In chem., having the general character of the substances known as earths, and of their compounds: as, an earthy salt.
  • 25) Resembling earth or some of the properties of earth: as, an earthy taste or smell.
  • 26) Gross;notrefined.
  • 27) Gross; not refined.

Definitions

  • 1) UK, colloquial A slightest chance (of success etc.) or idea (about something).
  • 2) UK, colloquial A slightest chance (of success etc.) or idea (about something).
  • 3) negative, informal Used to put an emphasis
  • 4) Relating to the earth or this world, as opposed to heaven.
  • 5) negative, informal Used to put an emphasis
  • 6) Of, relating to, or characteristic of this earth.
  • 7) Worldly.
  • 8) Conceivable; possible.
  • 9) Terrestrial; not heavenly or divine.
  • 10) obsolete Made of earth; earthy.
  • 11) obsolete Made of earth; earthy.
  • 12) Of all things on earth; possible; conceivable.
  • 13) Pertaining to the earth; belonging to this world, or to man's existence on the earth; not heavenly or spiritual; carnal; worldly
  • 14) of or belonging to or characteristic of this earth as distinguished from heaven
  • 15) in an earthy manner
  • 16) In the manner of the earth or its people; worldly.
  • 17) Synonyms Terrestrial, mundane, sublunary, etc. See worldly.
  • 18) Made of earth; earthy: as, “earthly substance,”
  • 19) Pertaining to the earth or to this world; pertaining to the mundane state of existence: as, earthly objects; earthly residence.
  • 20) Belonging to the earth or world; worldly; carnal, as opposed to spiritual or heavenly; vile.
  • 21) Corporeal; not mental.
  • 22) Corporeal;notmental.
  • 23) Being or originating on earth; of all things in the world; possible; conceivable: used chiefly as an expletive.

Examples

  • 1) On a dull, autumnal day there are few plants with intense colour to cut through the seasonal earthy tones.
  • 2) I loved the earthy flavour of these and the fact that they weren't overly sweet.
  • 3) Mist was rising from the suddenly cooled ground, with the wonderful accompanying, earthy smell.
  • 4) The earthy humour is backed up by an impressively slick game.
  • 5) She loved to wear earthy colours and this has definitely transferred to me.
  • 6) Keep eyelids earthy and warm with a tawny eyeliner and liven lips with a touch of gloss.
  • 7) But your more earthy side wants something more tangible.
  • 8) Their fantastic earthy flavour works well in simple and rustic dishes such as pasta or salads.
  • 9) Their earthy smell pervades the air that he breathes.
  • 10) The ice cubes are a touch of luxury which make the soup rich and earthy rather than sweet.
  • 11) Do try to use some dried porcini as they add a depth of earthy flavour to the sauce.
  • 12) Contemporary tents and thatched platform huts command amazing views and the earthy colours of nature mingle with contemporary lounge areas.
  • 13) Rooms are pared down but comfortably so, with warm earthy decor and polished wood floors.
  • 14) Choose rich earthy reds, browns and greens to be in keeping with the overall look.
  • 15) You can almost smell the earthy dirt, sweat and fear.
  • 16) The presence of carrots, celeriac and celery add an earthy flavour.
  • 17) I thought she was great, earthy and warm.
  • 18) She loved the earthy, Bohemian feel of the place.
  • 19) The actors also relish Page's earthy humour.
  • 20) Winter's florals look luxe with rich, earthy hues.
  • 21) I've loved playing those roles because it gives you the opportunity to find something earthy and simpler and more connected.
  • 22) The humour remains earthy; the political context evolves into a commentary on the effects of Bollywood films on the population.
  • 23) On the ground floor, an open-plan room is stylishly furnished in earthy tones complemented by beamed ceilings and exposed stone walls.
  • 24) For a modern twist on these earthy tones, clash them with bright colours such as acid yellow, or the pink shown here.
  • 25) The duo are behind this robust, earthy, heavy red that needs roasted red meats or steak and kidney pie to show it at its best.
  • 26) I told them I wanted to write something bleak and earthy.
  • 27) In fact, he's been hunting for what he calls "earthy, timeless pieces" since he was 18.
  • 28) Line Knitwear showed four fairly good looks in earthy tones with a standout pair of salmon colored leather cropped wide leg pants.
  • 29) But Montaigne says that such behavior is wrong: “I crawl in earthy slime but I do not fail to note, way up in the clouds, the matchless height of certain souls.”
  • 30) Of course, these are the same folks who think God created fossils to "look" 50 million years old, even though the earthy is "really" only 5,000 years old, so their use of the analytical method is hardly something I'd have a lot of faith in.
  • 31) At last she recognised it; it was a familiar odour, a peculiar smell, of the kind we call earthy: -- it was the air of her own earth-house, in days that seemed far away!
  • 32) About the massive crowd that we saw today as we are looking at these pictures that he drew in Portland about the so-called earthy residents about Oregon.
  • 33) This vetiver could be described as earthy and perhaps a tad smoky and woody and quite musky.
  • 34) Wherefore should I sorrow for what I eat, for what I drink, or for what I may array this miserable food for worms called my earthy body?
  • 35) ‘Open the door and breathe in the mossy, earthy smell of saturated soil.’
  • 36) ‘New pest and weed problems appeared, and the soil became harder and lost its earthy smell.’
  • 37) ‘She moved slowly through the darkness, the earthy smell of damp roots and soil all about her.’
  • 38) ‘With specialist ingredients from rare spices through to exotic vegetables and fresh seafood our menu combines earthy, traditional Indian flavours with cutting edge style.’
  • 39) ‘In another salad, waxy redskin potatoes with a deep, earthy flavour were served warm, along with a poached egg, on a combination of leaves and vegetables sprinkled with sesame seeds.’
  • 40) ‘Experts say the earthy smell is caused by geosmin, a chemical produced by a common bacterium, streptomyces coelicolor, found in most soils.’
  • 41) ‘My favourite so far has been the local mushrooms the like of which I've never tasted - earthy and full of flavour.’
  • 42) ‘The distinctive earthy flavour of the food is now lost, to be perhaps sourced only in a few remote villages.’
  • 43) ‘At the time I thought the wine was far too heavy and had an earthy flavour.’
  • 44) ‘I choose the wild mushroom tagliatelle, full of earthy porcini flavour rather than cream, followed by pan-fried monkfish with capers, rosemary and crispy potatoes.’
  • 45) ‘A earthy, musky smell exuded from the forest that now surrounded him.’
  • 46) ‘It was faint, barely there, but he could sense the misplaced aroma of foreign spices amid the earthy smells of rain and horse.’
  • 47) ‘The rich, earthy smell of the shampoo Kia always used drifted from her golden hair, tickling the inside of his nostril.’
  • 48) ‘In the gust of wind that followed him, she smelled the earthy scent of a sandalwood perfume, mixed with silk and leather.’
  • 49) ‘He smelled good; earthy and real, no perfume or cologne like Joe's and the other men who had once courted her.’
  • 50) ‘Good compost should smell earthy, even sweet, and should be dark and crumbly.’
  • 51) ‘There was a soft, earthy smell, and it was pleasantly warm, with a fire burning low in the hearth.’
  • 52) ‘I could see a few strands of root protruding out of the walls, and the place had an earthy smell to it.’
  • 53) ‘Deep ripe raspberry aromas and peppery spice scents deliver a smooth rounded mouthful of robust earthy raspberry flavours, firm tannins and classic peppery finale.’
  • 54) ‘Take a sniff; if the soil smells rank and sour, instead of earthy, the plants have been over-watered and may have root rot.’
  • 55) ‘All rooms are decorated with natural fibers and earthy colors like adobe and grass green and have wood floors.’
  • 56) ‘Meanwhile, cool and tawny neutrals ground many collections with a natural and earthy element.’
  • 57) ‘Work on the east wing has been completed, restoring the natural, earthy colour of the plaster, and enhancing the red brick.’
  • 58) ‘The trend is for more natural and earthy colors and textures.’
  • 59) ‘The film's earthy language meant it had problems attracting an American distributor.’
  • 60) ‘There's plenty of earthy language, but lots of laughs too.’
  • 61) ‘So she used earthy language and tore off her wig, startling the other members of the court with her informality.’
  • 62) ‘One of the most compelling qualities of the book is its retention from the archives of the earthy language of the people.’
  • 63) ‘It contributed a repertory of immortal songs easily memorable by their combination of direct tunes and earthy good humour.’
  • 64) ‘The man's perennial good humor, his sympathetic understanding of any and all problems, his salty language and his earthy comments are a vital contribution to the morals of the ship.’
  • 65) ‘A bold feminist, Agnes exudes a magnetic, if earthy, sexual attraction, helped no end by her ever-revealing cleavage.’
  • 66) ‘The Doctor's harrowing account of the orthopaedic centres for polio and landmine victims was punctuated with the earthy humour of the people he deals with.’
  • 67) ‘She says what she thinks and has an earthy sense of humour.’
  • 68) ‘The movement contrasts pale, exquisite images of melancholy with extrovert, earthy humour and frequently makes comically literal references to hunting or farming scenes in the text.’
  • 69) ‘One gets from this image a similar ‘patchwork’ promise of extended sadness, of mixed dreams realized in fragments with an earthy vigorous humor.’
  • 70) ‘His earthy humor, his ability to joke when things seemed darkest, and his endless supply of homespun stories certainly helped him cope with the crises of war.’
  • 71) ‘Their sense of humour is dry and earthy, based on observing the reality of life.’
  • 72) ‘Similarly, the overtures go well, yet the conductor misses something of the earthy humor of the Academic Festival.’
  • 73) ‘He also had a reputation for a decidedly earthy sense of humor.’
  • 74) ‘These outer movements are witty, but the internal ones are either passionate or governed by a more earthy sense of humor.’
  • 75) ‘He was sharply perceptive and had an earthy, sly humour which put an edge on his nice irony.’
  • 76) ‘When we meet, she exudes a natural, earthy sexiness.’
  • 77) ‘Walt Whitman, for example, created a fantastic self-image which appealed to those seeking an earthy, robust American literary voice.’
  • 78) ‘Her robust, earthy attractiveness roared back to life in earnest as she responded warmly to his embrace.’

Examples

  • 1) Which means, no earthly reason to go near the brutes.
  • 2) He didn't suffer for any earthly reason.
  • 3) His earthly life ended with a literal shake-up.
  • 4) There is no earthly reason for it to be here - apart from the staggering view, a sea breeze and sheer joie de vivre.
  • 5) People, the moment you start rationalizing earthly power and authority in * earthly* government has been established by GOD, you challenge and threaten to take away our earthly agency and our sense of the Divine invested in us in the call to "do good, do justice" and change corrupt government.
  • 6) Jehovah's Witness #1: We don't vote in earthly elections.
  • 7) All men are miserable in earthly kingdoms, for fate leaves no-one under the heavens unchanged.
  • 8) We should not be distracted like those who have placed their heart entirely in earthly goods ....
  • 9) This is like Governor Mike Huckabee's miracles can defeat math in earthly matters; Huckabee is now an 'also ran'.
  • 10) His Eminence Don Pelasio de Labastida, an eighteenth century bishop of Mexico City set a scandalous example of such indulgence in earthly pleasures.
  • 11) Along the way he's assisted by a woman who may (or may not) be Lucifer in earthly form.
  • 12) ‘Humans and other earthly life forms evolved within the protective shell of the magnetosphere and the atmosphere, shielded from most of the harmful solar and cosmic radiation.’
  • 13) ‘The question remains: is the concurrent rise of solar activity and of earthly temperatures a coincidence or a cause-and-effect relationship?’
  • 14) ‘Roughly 4.5 billion years from now, Lyotard reminds us, the sun will explode, destroying the earth and all earthly life.’
  • 15) ‘So - what is weather other than this incessant change of earthly conditions and all the human thoughts, feelings and undertakings influenced by it?’
  • 16) ‘Next, get a close-up of our earthly neighbor, the planet Mars in the breathtaking photo book ‘Visions of Mars.’’
  • 17) ‘Michael Sacks starred as the time-tripping, optometrist hero who survives a series of both earthly and inter-planetary adventures displaying man's inhumanity to man.’
  • 18) ‘I, however, am new to this clime, and I stare in wonder at this spectacle, this ballet of life, this vision of earthly beauty, that I feel fortunate to have witnessed.’
  • 19) ‘Lijiang, a poetic place in South China's Yunnan Province, offers a heavenly escape from earthly troubles and anxieties.’
  • 20) ‘It remains gloriously aloof from man's bitter quarrels, soaring, with a heavenly grace, beyond earthly feuds.’
  • 21) ‘He was a fierce, conflicted hater who never quite reconciled his earthly and spiritual ambitions.’
  • 22) ‘Through the symbolism of the heavens the astrologer aims to gain a deeper spiritual knowledge of earthly matters, and seeks to understand the wider significance of the situations that trouble us.’
  • 23) ‘It explains what functions the heavenly and earthly bodies have and offers guidance on how to behave toward gods, spirits, and one's ancestors.’
  • 24) ‘Masks are often the channel between the spiritual and earthly realms, and they can represent the manifestation of nature and ancestor spirits.’
  • 25) ‘The previous article came to the conclusion that, as in many areas of our earthly existence, globalization has both a dark and a bright side.’
  • 26) ‘The truth, however, is that inner peace is not even supposed to occur during our earthly existence.’
  • 27) ‘Determined to forget his past, he is finally able to devote himself to the more elevating aspects of earthly existence.’
  • 28) ‘Weaving in and out of her past, she leads us along the winding path of her earthly and spiritual adventures.’
  • 29) ‘In this state, individuals can better achieve their material wants, or earthly ends.’
  • 30) ‘Some of the reviewers when the book appeared seemed to find evidence for a sudden conversion round about 1934, but his disgust for earthly things is displayed over and over again in his early novels.’
  • 31) ‘After his funeral, after going through his things, his earthly possessions, in the sealed apartment, I hadn't wanted to do anything but sleep for a long time and not dream.’
  • 32) ‘Redemption, as C. S. Lewis, noted, works backwards, not annihilating history but transforming it's earthly and eternal meaning and impact.’
  • 33) ‘They push shopping carts loaded with children, with bags of diapers and groceries, and all their earthly possessions crammed into a few white plastic trash bags.’
  • 34) ‘In the European imagination China, mysterious and largely unknown, became an earthly paradise.’
  • 35) ‘This was surely an earthly paradise if one were possible.’
  • 36) ‘In short, Luther did not imagine, at least in earthly world before the end of time, some Utopia free of violence.’
  • 37) ‘Dashwood spared no expense in turning his new property into a garden of earthly delights.’
  • 38) ‘There are the voices of the economy; they call out that earthly riches are of infinite value.’
  • 39) ‘Before last week, the Latino share of the electorate had risen steadily for a decade and a half, and there's no earthly reason to think it won't resume its upward climb in 2004.’
  • 40) ‘What was most galling was that there was no earthly reason why the Leinster final couldn't comfortably have been brought forward by a week or a fortnight.’
  • 41) ‘There is no earthly reason for you to call it a day.’
  • 42) ‘However, he opined that with full staff now in place, there is no earthly reason why it shouldn't be functioning to full capacity at this time.’
  • 43) ‘I can see no earthly reason to cut this to be honest.’
  • 44) ‘For no earthly reason - well, other than a little tiredness - I just want to go and hide under my duvet and shut out the world for a few hours.’
  • 45) ‘When you're away from the office, you can think of no earthly reason to go back.’
  • 46) ‘There is no earthly reason why you should deprive yourself of the luxury.’
  • 47) ‘What would you do if someone started screaming and yelling at you for no earthly reason?’
  • 48) ‘As things are today, there seems no earthly reason why resolution of issues cannot be achieved.’
  • 49) ‘There is no earthly reason why our courts should be shielded from public gaze.’
  • 50) ‘This is the year in which I have no earthly reason to gripe, complain and stamp my feet over the results of the annual Academy Awards competition.’
  • 51) ‘With no earthly reason to use performance-enhancing drugs, he nonetheless got caught doing just that.’
  • 52) ‘My argument is that there is no earthly reason why young adults should be made to be dependent on their parents in this way.’
  • 53) ‘It suddenly dawns on him that there is no earthly reason for him to go to Pritchard at all.’
  • 54) ‘Sometimes he laughs for no earthly reason, and one feels sorry at being not able to join him.’
  • 55) ‘There's no other earthly reason to be disappointed.’
  • 56) ‘I think my mobile phone would have to be securely locked away, my computer removed to a place where there would be no earthly possibility that I might happen to glance upon it.’
  • 57) ‘We were only shylocked once - an exorbitantly priced lunch, the final total of which bore no earthly resemblance to the prices of the food we'd seen inside the door just moments before.’
  • 58) ‘She had been turned human again, though how, she had no earthly idea.’
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