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earthy

[ ur-thee ]
/ ˈɜr θi /
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adjective, earth·i·er, earth·i·est.

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Origin of earthy

First recorded in 1350–1400, earthy is from the Middle English word erthy.See earth, -y1
earth·i·ly, adverbearth·i·ness, noun
earthly, earthy
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British Dictionary definitions for earthy

earthy
/ (ˈɜːθɪ) /

adjective earthier or earthiest

of, composed of, or characteristic of earth
robust, lusty, or uninhibited
unrefined, coarse, or crude
an archaic word for worldly (def. 1)
electrical engineering on the earthed side of an electrical circuit, but not necessarily with a direct current connection to earth
earthily, adverbearthiness, noun
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