Synonyms of 'earthy'
1 directDictionary, simple, natural
Denise was a warm, earthy woman with a lively spirit.
He avoided giving a direct answer.
The simple truth is that experts haven't a clue.
Jan's sister was as natural and friendly as the rest of the family.
his reputation for plain speaking
I was impressed by his straightforward intelligent manner.
a robust sense of humour
They had a frank discussion about the issue.
a commanding and uninhibited entertainer
music of a crude kind which unsophisticated audiences enjoyed
2 crudeDictionary, coarse, raunchy (slang)
his extremely earthy brand of humour
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A bawdy story or joke contains humorous references to sex.
We got arrested once, for singing bawdy songs in a cemetery.
raunchy (US , slang)
near the knuckle (informal)
He has a very coarse sense of humour.
Thesaurus for earthy from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you describe someone as earthy , you mean that they are open and direct, and talk about subjects which other people avoid or feel ashamed about.