adjective, earth·i·er, earth·i·est.
Origin of earthy
Related formsearth·i·ly, adverbearth·i·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for earthiness
Outrageousness hums around these women, and an earthiness too: all have survived—and sometimes thrived from—their drama.Streisand’s Gay Sex Problem, and the Death of the Gay Icon|Tim Teeman|May 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ryan explained: the citrus of Sauvignon Blanc plays off lemon and lime well, but the oak roped in the earthiness of the spinach.
It has an earthiness to it that pairs nicely with mushrooms or other earthy flavors, and it also works well with anything spicy.
I do not really care how the naturalists maltreat language, but I do strenuously object to the earthiness of their ideas.L-bas|J. K. Huysmans
His passion is often impious in its earthiness; his yearning, sacrilege.Paul Verlaine|Stefan Zweig
They divest objects of their earthiness by bold simplifications, and transform reality into dreamland.The History of Modern Painting, Volume 3 (of 4)|Richard Muther
In spite of this earthiness, it still has its fanciful abstractions.Socialism and Democracy in Europe|Samuel P. Orth
She may be mortal woman—bless her—and have made mistakes; but theyre the mistakes of flame; not of earthiness.Adrienne Toner|Anne Douglas Sedgwick