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I'm pretty earthy; I nursed forever because I liked it and my kids liked it, but at the same time I'm very laissez-faire about stuff like bedtimes and food.
Ana Gasteyer

Meaning of "earthy" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF EARTHY

earthy  [ˈɜːθɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EARTHY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Earthy is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES EARTHY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of earthy in the English dictionary

The first definition of earthy in the dictionary is of, composed of, or characteristic of earth. Other definition of earthy is robust, lusty, or uninhibited. Earthy is also unrefined, coarse, or crude.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EARTHY


couthie
ˈkuːθɪ
couthy
ˈkuːθɪ
heathy
ˈhiːθɪ
lathy
ˈlɑːθɪ
Lethe
ˈliːθɪ
McCarthy
məˈkɑːθɪ
sheathy
ˈʃiːθɪ
swathy
ˈswɔːθɪ
toothy
ˈtuːθɪ
truthy
ˈtruːθɪ
unseaworthy
ʌnˈsiːwɜːθɪ
wreathy
ˈriːθɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EARTHY

earthmen
earthmoving
earthmoving equipment
earthnut
earthpea
earthquake
earthquake intensity
earthquake magnitude
earthrise
earthset
Earthshaker
earthshaking
earthshine
earthstar
earthward
earthwards
earthwoman
earthwork
earthworm
earwax

WORDS THAT END LIKE EARTHY

airworthy
blameworthy
crashworthy
creditworthy
cringeworthy
forthy
Galsworthy
Horthy
newsworthy
noteworthy
praiseworthy
quoteworthy
roadworthy
seaworthy
swarthy
trustworthy
unroadworthy
untrustworthy
unworthy
worthy

Synonyms and antonyms of earthy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «EARTHY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «earthy» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of earthy

Translation of «earthy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EARTHY

Find out the translation of earthy to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of earthy from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «earthy» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

率直的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

directo
570 millions of speakers

English

earthy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

संसारिक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ترابي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

землистый
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

direta
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পার্থিব
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

terre à terre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bersahaja
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

derb
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

気取りのない
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

솔직한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Earthy
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

giống đất
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மண்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मातीस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

dünyevi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

esplicito
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ziemisty
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

землистий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pământesc
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

γήινα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

aardse
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

jordnära
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

jordnær
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of earthy

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EARTHY»

The term «earthy» is quite widely used and occupies the 29.685 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EARTHY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about earthy

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7 QUOTES WITH «EARTHY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word earthy.
1
Peter Capaldi
My childhood growing up in that part of Glasgow always sounds like some kind of sub-Catherine Cookson novel of earthy working-class immigrant life, which to some extent it was, but it wasn't really as colourful that.
2
Ana Gasteyer
I'm pretty earthy; I nursed forever because I liked it and my kids liked it, but at the same time I'm very laissez-faire about stuff like bedtimes and food.
3
Daniel Gillies
Kevin Smith is so great in 'Kingdom Come,' isn't he? He's kind of this very earthy poet. He just has this immediate gregariousness, like, you kind of just want to be his pal.
4
Amy Grant
Real relationship is gritty and earthy, the stuff that life is made of.
5
Nneka
I always like earthy, authentic sounds.
6
Kenneth Williams
People need to be peppered or even outraged occasionally. Our national comedy and drama is packed with earthy familiarity and honest vulgarity. Clean vulgarity can be very shocking and that, in my view, gives greater involvement.
7
Bobby Womack
I met a zillion people through Ronnie Wood. He's been my friend since he was in The Faces, and he's still my best friend. A real person, earthy, working 24 hours a day, uplifting to be around, and he's still got that fire about music.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EARTHY»

Discover the use of earthy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to earthy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Earthy Mysticism: Spirituality for Unspiritual People
This book, says the author, is “a testimony of narratives where [a] strange God appears.
Tex Sample, 2010
2
Earthy Realism: The Meaning of Gaia
It also has a visionary or spiritual aspect. What the contributors to this book believe is needed is to bring these two angles together. With global warming now an accepted fact, the lessons of GAIA have never been more relevant and urgent.
Mary Midgley, 2007
3
Heaven's Call to Earthy Spirituality
One day we may experience a spiritual crisis, a turning point, where holding on becomes more painful than letting go.This is a dangerous opportunity: hold on or let go. We then face the question: Who are we, really?
George McClendon, 2008
4
Leap Over a Wall: Earthy Spirituality for Everyday Christians
In this inspirational volume, Professor Eugene H. Peterson, translator of The Message, uses stories from David's epic life as vivid lessons in everyday faith and spirituality.
Eugene H. Peterson, 2011
5
The Earthy Nature of the Bible: Fleshly Readings of Sex, ...
Through a series of readings, Boer explores the earthy nature of the Bible.
Roland Boer, 2012
6
Earthy Delights
Rosemary Maddox is TV's most popular gardening presenter.
Tesni Morgan, 2011
7
Julian's Cell: An Earthy Story of Julian of Norwich
Julian's Cell is a unique work of historical fiction, an attempt to imagine Julian of Norwich's life as it could have been. This is the earthy story of "Katherine" – daughter of a stern and bitter mother.
Ralph Milton
8
The Power of Ugly: A Celebration of Earthy Spirituality
Discovering The Power of Ugly will cost you your pride.
Jamie J. Stilson, 2010
9
Virgins, Harlots and Sex: Earthy Beacons of Divine Light
This book demonstrates that symbolism is so powerful it can, for example, change the status of Isaiah's virgin birth prophecy from an absurdity to an astonishing fulfilment of prophecy.
David Chesney, 2011
10
Stews: 200 Earthy, Delicious Recipes
Gathers recipes for stew from all over the world, including Balinese beef, Moroccan lamb stew, turkey mole, farmhouse ratatouille, Mississippi crab gratin, and Shrimp creole
Jenna Holst, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EARTHY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term earthy is used in the context of the following news items.
1
How to Get Off the Energy Rollercoaster
If you need something sweet, stat, Rude Health's The Beetroot Bar fuses the bright, earthy veg with dates, almonds and sunflower seeds. «Yahoo News, Jul 15»
2
How Canada's top architects designed a Pan Am district from scratch
... where brick from the same Don River quarries built entire streets in the same earthy hue. “That's what Toronto is,” Clewes says, “that coherent ... «The Globe and Mail, Jul 15»
3
What Frida Kahlo can teach us about the art of the selfie
Yet Kahlo stands torn between two worlds, marking the dramatic intersection between the industrial capitalism of the US and earthy spirituality ... «New Statesman, Jul 15»
4
In pics: Salman Khan's combat skills in Bajrangi Bhaijaan
His role in Bajrangi Bhaijaan is more earthy and grounded, and keeping that in mind, the action sequences, too, have been kept earthy. «Hindustan Times, Jul 15»
5
Beer of the Week: Altbier by Top Out Brewery
A big, beautiful IPA with a pungent hop aroma of fresh citrus, and flavours of earthy spiciness, grapefruit and sweet mandarins, balanced ... «Herald Scotland, Jul 15»
6
DC community calendar, July 9-16, 2015
... literary classic, “Madame Bovary ,” with life imitating art in uncanny ways when earthy British beauty Gemma Bovery and her furniture-restorer ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
7
Lots of Luck Explaining the Supreme Court to a Child
And so it will be hard for them to reconcile those earthy humble images of America's foundation with the Supreme Court's palace in Washington ... «American Thinker, Jul 15»
8
Galliano's Couture Collection for Margiela Is Upsettingly Good
... as freaking always) crossed with Bjork on a glacier, is a feat, managing to be earthy and futuristic and weightless and burdensome all at once ... «Jezebel, Jul 15»
9
The Most Amazing Ways to Drink (and Eat) Matcha in Los Angeles
It's traditionally whisked in hot water and has an earthy flavor and a bright green color that's almost unnatural. But it is natural, and good for you, ... «Zagat, Jul 15»
10
What the hell happened to the Boxcar Children's parents?
... relays the information to his sisters, and then makes the case to his grandfather: not all at once, but over five solid pages of earthy, declarative ... «A.V. Club, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Earthy [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/earthy>. Jul 2020 ».
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