Associations to the word «Earthly»


EARTHLY, adjective. Relating to the earth or this world, as opposed to heaven; terrestrial.
EARTHLY, adjective. (negative) (informal) Used to put an emphasis
EARTHLY, adjective. Made of earth; earthy.
EARTHLY, noun. (UK) (colloquial) A slightest chance (of success etc.) or idea (about something).
EARTHLY, adverb. In an earthy manner
EARTHLY BRANCH, noun. (astronomy) (astrology) one of the twelve components related to the Chinese zodiac that are traditionally used to observe and record time in the Far East.
EARTHLY BRANCHES, noun. Plural of earthly branch

Dictionary definition

EARTHLY, adjective. Of or belonging to or characteristic of this earth as distinguished from heaven; "earthly beings"; "believed that our earthly life is all that matters"; "earthly love"; "our earthly home".

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