earthy earthy  /ˈɜr θi/


  1. (adj) sensible and practical
  2. (adj) not far removed from or suggestive of nature
  3. (adj) hearty and lusty
  4. (adj) conspicuously and tastelessly indecent
  5. (adj) of or consisting of or resembling earth



  1. Natives of southwestern France's Languedoc region link their very cultural identity to the archetypical peasant dish, a rich, earthy casserole of beans, meat and herbs.
  2. If true, it is a contradiction, in the most earthy, concrete way, of the Bible, which claims that Jesus was taken up bodily into heaven.
  3. Its buildings are painted an inconspicuous earthy green and buff.


  1. Etsy and Nordstrom Launch Bridal Collection Perfect for the Boho Bride

    Calling all boho brides! Etsy has launched its first ever bridal collection in collaboration with Nordstrom. It's the perfect option for the earthy bride-to-be, who may be...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: E! Online

  2. Stylish, affordable swimwear for the whole family

    Still haven’t gotten it together for summer? From babies to grown-ups, Lucky magazine style editor Lori Bergamotto shares affordable ideas for every age:KidsTraveler-inspired prints are huge right now. Look for tribal designs, rich ombres and bead or tassel accessories to copy the look. You want it to look earthy but not too messy. Keep it cool by streamlining the print.Girl's look:Ruffle two ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: MSNBC


  1. "Some can sing opera, Luciano Pavarotti was an opera," said U2 frontman Bono. "His opera was a great mash of joy and sadness; surreal and earthy at the same time; a great volcano of a man who sang fire but spilled over with a love of life in...
    on Sep 6, 2007 By: Bono Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  2. "There was this air of earthy realism about him," Mr. MacDonald said. "There was no attempt to sugar-coat an unattractive world."
    on Jun 27, 2008 By: Brian Macdonald Source: Globe and Mail

  3. "Lyon offers us that rarest of treats: a book about philosophy, about the power of ideas, that chortles and sings like an earthy romance," said RM Vaughan, Marina Endicott and Miriam Toews, who won the prize last year for her novel "The...
    on Nov 25, 2009 By: R. M. Vaughan Source: Toronto Sun

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