Pronunciation: (ûr'thē), [key]
—adj., earth•i•er, earth•i•est.
1. of the nature of or consisting of earth or soil.
2. characteristic of earth: an earthy smell.
3. realistic; practical.
4. coarse or unrefined: an earthy sense of humor.
5. direct; robust; unaffected: an earthy, generous woman.
6. (of a mineral) having a dull luster and rough to the touch.
7. Archaic.worldly; pertaining to the earth.
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