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earthy

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of earthy

  1. 1 consisting or suggestive of earth <the unmistakably earthy aroma of a greenhouse> Synonyms earthlike, loamy Related Words clayey, dusty, muddy, sandy, silty

  2. 2 willing to see things as they really are and deal with them sensibly <the dog trainer was earthy, no-nonsense, and blunt—with us, as well as our dog> Synonyms down-to-earth, realistic, hardheaded, matter-of-fact, practical, pragmatic (also pragmatical)Related Words idealless, philistine, utilitarian; commonsensical, grounded, levelheaded, logical, no-nonsense, rational, reasonable, sane, sensible, sober, sobersided, sound; bottom-line, hard, hard-boiled, hard-edged, tough-minded, unromantic, unsentimental; cynical, disillusioned, misanthropic, pessimistic; distrustful, mistrustful, skeptical, suspiciousNear Antonyms fanciful, fantastic (also fantastical), imaginative; romantic, sentimental; cheerful, optimistic, rose-colored; trustful, trusting, unsuspicious; half-baked, illogical, insane, irrational, unreasonable; theoretical (also theoretic)Antonyms blue-sky, idealistic, impractical, unrealistic, utopian, visionary




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