From King Dictionary of Contemporary English earthy earth‧y / ˈɜːθi $ ˈɜːrθi / adjective 1 TAS tasting, smelling, or looking like earth or soil earthy colours 2 RUDE/IMPOLITE talking about things that are often considered rude, especially sex and the human body, in a relaxed direct way earthy language — earthiness noun [uncountable ] Examples from the Corpus earthy • Served rare, the meat of squab is a heady delicacy, both earthy and elegant. • In the last six months, two fledgling dirt-shirt companies have staked claims to this earthy enterprise. • While their fingers flew in and out of the earthy heap of beans Rose and Victorine talked. • In the sanctuary, the earthy hues of autumn had given way to the soft green of pines. • If anything, Cajun food is more earthy in colour and some would say that it is spicier. • The part is played by the sassy and earthy Juliet Stevenson. • She swivelled her eyes to the potatoes Léonie was fetching from their earthy resting-place on the larder floor. • an earthy sense of humor • Pretty and earthy, she can be aggressive or retreat believably, and has some nice scenes with her extended family.