earthy: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ûr'thē), [key]
— earth•i•er, earth•i•est.
  1. of the nature of or consisting of earth or soil.
  2. characteristic of earth: an earthy smell.
  3. realistic; practical.
  4. coarse or unrefined: an earthy sense of humor.
  5. direct; robust; unaffected: an earthy, generous woman.
  6. (of a mineral) having a dull luster and rough to the touch.
  7. worldly; pertaining to the earth.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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