One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the cellar had an earthy smell’
2‘preaching in the earthy Calvinistic tradition’
down-to-earth, unsophisticated, unrefined, homely, simple, plain, unpretentious, natural, uninhibited, rough, robust
3‘she was shocked by Emma's earthy language’
bawdy, ribald, off colour, racy, rude, vulgar, lewd, crude, foul, coarse, uncouth, rough, dirty, filthy, smutty, unseemly, indelicate, indecent, indecorous, obscene
informal blue, raunchy, locker-room, X-rated
British informal fruity, saucy, near the knuckle, close to the bone
North American informal gamy
decorous, proper, prim
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