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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Tasting, smelling, or looking like soil. Consisting of or resembling a natural style.

Usage examples (41)
  • After a fresh rain the air has an earthy smell.
  • An earthy enjoyment of life
  • The earthy taste of warm milk fresh from the cow
  • It had an earthy smell for more
Tutoring comment
  • The "earthy" (coarse and unrefined) girl had no "earthly" (conceivable or possible) reason to change her personality.
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