Earthy - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɜːrθi|  American pronunciation of the word earthy
Brit.  |ˈəːθi|  British pronunciation of the word earthy

adjective

- conspicuously and tastelessly indecent(syn: crude, gross, vulgar)

an earthy sense of humor

- 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

- sensible and practical(syn: down-to-earth)

her earthy common sense

Examples

The wine had an earthy flavor.

Critics were impressed by the movie's earthy realism.

food made with simple, earthy ingredients

the earthy taste of warm milk fresh from the cow

Word forms

adjective
comparative: earthier
superlative: earthiest
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