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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 earthy /ˈɝθi, ði/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Earth·y a.
 1. Consisting of, or resembling, earth; terrene; earthlike; as, earthy matter.
 How pale she looks,
 And of an earthy cold!   --Shak.
    All over earthy, like a piece of earth.   --Tennyson.
 2. Of or pertaining to the earth or to, this world; earthly; terrestrial; carnal. [R.] “Their earthy charge.”
    The first man is of the earth, earthy; the second man is from heaven. As is the earthy, such are they also that are earthy.   --1 Cor. xv. 47, 48 (Rev. Ver. )
    Earthy spirits black and envious are.   --Dryden.
 3. Gross; low; unrefined. “Her earthy and abhorred commands.”
 4. Min. Without luster, or dull and roughish to the touch; as, an earthy fracture.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: conspicuously and tastelessly indecent; "coarse language";
             "a crude joke"; "crude behavior"; "an earthy sense of
             humor"; "a revoltingly gross expletive"; "a vulgar
             gesture"; "full of language so vulgar it should have
             been edited" [syn: coarse, crude, gross, vulgar]
      2: not far removed from or suggestive of nature; "the earthy
         taste of warm milk fresh from the cow"; "earthy smells of
         new-mown grass"
      3: hearty and lusty; "an earthy enjoyment of life"
      4: sensible and practical; "has a straightforward down-to-earth
         approach to a problem"; "her earthy common sense" [syn: down-to-earth]
      [also: earthiest, earthier]