1. conspicuously and tastelessly indecent

- an earthy sense of humor

Similar word(s): indecent, 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

Similar word(s): natural

3. hearty and lusty

- an earthy enjoyment of life

Similar word(s): uninhibited

4. of or consisting of or resembling earth

- it had an earthy smell

- only a little earthy bank separates me from the edge of the ocean

5. sensible and practical

- her earthy common sense

Similar word(s): realistic

Sentences with earthy as an adjective:

- The earthy smell of fresh turned loam told me the farmer had started plowing this morning, the definitive sign of spring for me.

- She was an earthy soul, the salt of the earth as they say of such rural folk, untarnished by false civilization.