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English definition of “earthy”

earthy

adjective (REFERRING TO SEX)    /ˈɜː.θi/ US  /ˈɝː-/
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 earthiness     /-nəs/ noun [U] I like the earthiness of her writing.Relating to sex and sexual desireRude and cheeky
(Definition of earthy adjective (REFERRING TO SEX) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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