adjective, earth·i·er, earth·i·est.
Origin of earthy
Related formsearth·i·ly, adverbearth·i·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for earthy
These sexual, earthy, animal-human deities really were opposed to everything the early Christians venerated as holy.
The colors were earthy and neutral, and the cuts were impeccably tailored.Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren, & Calvin Klein New York Fashion Week|Erin Cunningham|February 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To stay awake Miles was eating Twizzlers, and Shailene, as usual, was drinking an earthy tea.Exclusive: A Photo Essay on the Making of ‘The Spectacular Now’|Michael H. Weber, Scott Neustadter|August 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Romney is like the sheriff of Nottingham: all castle, no conviction; which makes Newt Gingrich the earthy Friar Tuck.Romney and Gingrich Set the GOP on a Path Toward Self-Destruction|John Batchelor|January 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The earthy smell of fresh grass fills the air in late afternoon.
The remains of man, too, add to the earthy coating that covers the face of the globe.Man and Nature|George P. Marsh
The earthy moisture of the soil and undergrowth was as the odour of a charnel-house.Haviland's Chum|Bertram Mitford
Who would not stay in an earthy paradise ten minutes longer, even though it did make purgatory the hotter afterward?The Hoosier Schoolmaster|Edward Eggleston
It hastens the decay of vegetable matter, and the finer comminution of the earthy parts of the soil.The Elements of Agriculture|George E. Waring
It is true that we are in a measure of the earth, earthy; we belong to the world.Gospel Doctrine|Joseph F. Smith