Definition of 'earthy'
Example sentences containing 'earthy'
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On a dull, autumnal day there are few plants with intense colour to cut through the seasonal earthy tones. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I loved the earthy flavour of these and the fact that they weren't overly sweet. The Sun (2016)Mist was rising from the suddenly cooled ground, with the wonderful accompanying, earthy smell. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The earthy humour is backed up by an impressively slick game. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She loved to wear earthy colours and this has definitely transferred to me. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Keep eyelids earthy and warm with a tawny eyeliner and liven lips with a touch of gloss. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But your more earthy side wants something more tangible. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Their fantastic earthy flavour works well in simple and rustic dishes such as pasta or salads. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Their earthy smell pervades the air that he breathes. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The ice cubes are a touch of luxury which make the soup rich and earthy rather than sweet. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Do try to use some dried porcini as they add a depth of earthy flavour to the sauce. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Contemporary tents and thatched platform huts command amazing views and the earthy colours of nature mingle with contemporary lounge areas. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Rooms are pared down but comfortably so, with warm earthy decor and polished wood floors. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Choose rich earthy reds, browns and greens to be in keeping with the overall look. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)You can almost smell the earthy dirt, sweat and fear. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The presence of carrots, celeriac and celery add an earthy flavour. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I thought she was great, earthy and warm. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She loved the earthy, Bohemian feel of the place. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The actors also relish Page's earthy humour. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Winter's florals look luxe with rich, earthy hues. The Sun (2013)I've loved playing those roles because it gives you the opportunity to find something earthy and simpler and more connected. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The humour remains earthy; the political context evolves into a commentary on the effects of Bollywood films on the population. Times, Sunday Times (2013)On the ground floor, an open-plan room is stylishly furnished in earthy tones complemented by beamed ceilings and exposed stone walls. Times, Sunday Times (2015)For a modern twist on these earthy tones, clash them with bright colours such as acid yellow, or the pink shown here. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The duo are behind this robust, earthy, heavy red that needs roasted red meats or steak and kidney pie to show it at its best. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I told them I wanted to write something bleak and earthy. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'earthy'
British English: earthy ADJECTIVE
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.
She is a very physical young woman, earthy, and very intense.
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