Associations to the word «Earthy»


EARTHY, adjective. Resembling dirt or soil (i.e. earth).
EARTHY, adjective. Down to earth, un-artificed, natural.
EARTHY, adjective. Like or resembling the earth or of the earth.
EARTHY, adjective. Covered with earth (mud, dirt).

Dictionary definition

EARTHY, adjective. 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".
EARTHY, adjective. Not far removed from or suggestive of nature; "the earthy taste of warm milk fresh from the cow"; "earthy smells of new-mown grass".
EARTHY, adjective. Hearty and lusty; "an earthy enjoyment of life".
EARTHY, adjective. 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".
EARTHY, adjective. Sensible and practical; "has a straightforward down-to-earth approach to a problem"; "her earthy common sense".

Wise words

Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
Mother Teresa