earthy

[ ur-thee ]SEE DEFINITION OF earthy

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EARTHY

My anger and disgust at his gross earthy egoism had vanished.

He was, however, an individual of earthy hue, with precocious wrinkles.

The appearance of these two girls in this earthy family was anomalous.

All about the air swam with pleasant, heated, drowsy, earthy odors.

It had an earthy, insipid taste, and is described as "unctuous."

We are told that this substance is "an earthy kind of coal."

The school of the Pythagoreans added air and the earthy to the water and fire.

The atmosphere of the conservatory was close and the smell was earthy.

Loam: an earthy mixture of clay and sand with organic matter.

Man was fluttering on the edge of his earthy nest, ready to plunge into the air.

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