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English definition of “earthy”


adjective uk   /ˈɜː.θi/ us    /ˈɝː-/

earthy adjective (REFERRING TO SEX)

referring to sex and the human body in a direct way: She has an earthy sense of humour.Relating to sex and sexual desireRude and cheeky

earthy adjective (SUBSTANCE)

like or relating to earth: an earthy smellSoil
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
I like the earthiness of her writing.Relating to sex and sexual desireRude and cheeky
(Definition of earthy from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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