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"earthy" in British English

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earthyadjective

uk   /ˈɜː.θi/  us   /ˈɝː.θi/
  • earthy adjective (REFERRING TO SEX)

referring to ​sex and the ​humanbody in a ​direct way: She has an earthy ​sense of ​humour.
earthiness
noun [U] uk   /ˈɜː.θi.nəs/  us   /ˈɝː.θi.nəs/
I like the earthiness of her writing.
(Definition of earthy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"earthy" in American English

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earthyadjective

 us   /ˈɜr·θi/
  • earthy adjective (ENJOYING LIFE)

enjoying and being ​honest or ​clear about things ​connected to ​life, such as the ​body and ​emotions: Some readers may not like his earthy ​humor.
  • earthy adjective (OF EARTH)

of or ​relating to ​earth: The ​cabin has an earthy ​smell.
(Definition of earthy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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