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earth·y / ˈər[unvoicedth]ē/ • adj. (earth·i·er , earth·i·est ) resembling or suggestive of earth or soil: an earthy smell. ∎  (of a person) direct and uninhibited; hearty: the storefront is given over to a young, earthy crowd. ∎  (of humor) somewhat coarse or crude: their good-natured vulgarity and earthy humor. DERIVATIVES: earth·i·ly adv. earth·i·ness n.

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earthy Applied to the non-metallic lustre of porous aggregates of minerals, e.g. clays, laterites, and bauxite.

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