Definition of earthy
- earthy creatures like worms
- an earthy yellow
- earthy flavors
- prefers earthy to ethereal themes
a blend of earthy colors
The wine had an earthy flavor.
Critics were impressed by the movie's earthy realism.
food made with simple, earthy ingredients
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: suggesting earth or soil in texture, odor, color, etc.
: practical and straightforward : open and direct
: plain and simple in style
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to lower or disgrace the reputation of
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