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3 definitions found
 for earthy
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Earthy \Earth"y\, a.
     1. Consisting of, or resembling, earth; terrene; earthlike;
        as, earthy matter.
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              How pale she looks,
              And of an earthy cold!                --Shak.
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              All over earthy, like a piece of earth. --Tennyson.
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     2. Of or pertaining to the earth or to, this world; earthly;
        terrestrial; carnal. [R.] "Their earthy charge." --Milton.
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              The first man is of the earth, earthy; the second
              man is from heaven. As is the earthy, such are they
              also that are earthy.                 --1 Cor. xv.
                                                    47, 48 (Rev.
                                                    Ver. )
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              Earthy spirits black and envious are. --Dryden.
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     3. Gross; low; unrefined. "Her earthy and abhorred commands."
        --Shak.
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     4. (Min.) Without luster, or dull and roughish to the touch;
        as, an earthy fracture.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  earthy
      adj 1: 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" [syn: crude, earthy, gross,
             vulgar]
      2: not far removed from or suggestive of nature; "the earthy
         taste of warm milk fresh from the cow"; "earthy smells of
         new-mown grass"
      3: hearty and lusty; "an earthy enjoyment of life"
      4: 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"
      5: sensible and practical; "has a straightforward down-to-earth
         approach to a problem"; "her earthy common sense" [syn:
         down-to-earth, earthy]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  114 Moby Thesaurus words for "earthy":
     Adamic, Adamite, Adamitic, Circean, Philistine, abandoned, adobe,
     animal, animalistic, anthropocentric, anthropological, banausic,
     bawdy, beastlike, beastly, bestial, bodily, broad, brutal, brute,
     brutish, carnal, carnal-minded, clayey, clayish, coarse, crass,
     crude, dirty, down-to-earth, dusty, earthly, fallen, finite,
     fleshly, frail, frank, gaudy, gross, gumbo, gutter, hard-boiled,
     hardheaded, hominal, homocentric, human, humanistic, indecent,
     lapsed, loamy, loud, low, lusty, man-centered, marly, material,
     materialistic, matter-of-fact, meretricious, mortal, muddy,
     mundane, nonspiritual, obscene, only human, orgiastic, physical,
     positivistic, postlapsarian, practical, practical-minded,
     pragmatic, profane, rank, rational, raw, realist, realistic,
     reasonable, ribald, rough, rude, sandy, sane, scientific,
     scientistic, secular, sensible, sensual, shameless, sober-minded,
     soily, sound, sound-thinking, straight-thinking, swinish,
     tellurian, telluric, temporal, terrene, terrestrial, unangelic,
     uncouth, unideal, unidealistic, uninhibited, unrefined, unromantic,
     unsentimental, unspiritual, vulgar, wanton, weak, worldly
  
  

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