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English adjective: earthy

1. earthy conspicuously and tastelessly indecent


SamplesCoarse 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.


Synonymscrude, gross, vulgar


Similarindecent


Antonymsdecent

2. earthy not far removed from or suggestive of nature


SamplesThe earthy taste of warm milk fresh from the cow.
Earthy smells of new-mown grass.


Similarnatural


Antonymsunnatural

3. earthy hearty and lusty


SamplesAn earthy enjoyment of life.


Similaruninhibited


Antonymsinhibited

4. earthy of or consisting of or resembling earth


SamplesIt had an earthy smell.
Only a little earthy bank separates me from the edge of the ocean.

5. earthy sensible and practical


SamplesHas a straightforward down-to-earth approach to a problem.
Her earthy common sense.


Synonymsdown-to-earth


Similarrealistic


Antonymsunrealistic









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