[ UK /ˈɜːθi/ ]
[ US /ˈɝθi/ ]
[ US /ˈɝθi/ ]
sensible and practical
has a straightforward down-to-earth approach to a problem
her earthy common sense
not far removed from or suggestive of nature
the earthy taste of warm milk fresh from the cow
earthy smells of new-mown grass
hearty and lusty
an earthy enjoyment of life
conspicuously and tastelessly indecent
a vulgar gesture
a crude joke
a revoltingly gross expletive
full of language so vulgar it should have been edited
an earthy sense of humor
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
How To Use earthy In A Sentence
- The glistening mushrooms were plump and earthy against the dry, crunchy pastry softened by the delicate, herby cream sauce.
- Brick with blurred colors or flecks of color in earthy tones of red, brown, black and buff appear completely at home in a rustic setting.
- Spaghetti carbonara and giant, ricotta-stuffed ravioli in an earthy sauté of porcini mushrooms, barely touched with tomato, both did credit to the pasta roster.
- He was sharply perceptive and had an earthy, sly humour which put an edge on his nice irony.
- Served rare, the meat of squab is a heady delicacy, both earthy and elegant.
- She loved the earthy, Bohemian feel of the place. Times, Sunday Times
- An earthy , uncouth, servile peasant creature old Katy was.
- It sounds an odd pairing but used sparingly, the earthy, pungent and aromatic flavour of sage adds rich warmth to simply cooked white fish. Times, Sunday Times
- It contributed a repertory of immortal songs easily memorable by their combination of direct tunes and earthy good humour.
- A dressed product of copper works in South America, consisting of grains of native copper mixed with pyrite, chalcopyrite, mispickel, and earthy minerals.