An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (related to earth)
a. terroso
Jeremy served a hearty soup full of earthy flavors.Jeremy sirvió una sustanciosa sopa llena de sabores terrosos.
The earthy smell of the truffles fills the kitchen.El olor terroso de las trufas llena la cocina.
b. a tierra
That earthy smell in the air suggests that rain is near.Ese olor a tierra sugiere que se acerca la lluvia.
2. (practical and straightforward)
a. campechano
The cattle expo was full of earthy people.La feria de ganado estaba llena de gente campechana.
b. directo
They're an odd couple. He's an earthy guy and she's always worried about what they neighbors might say.Son una pareja extraña, él es un tipo directo y ella siempre está preocupada por lo que dirán los demás.
c. sencillo
I enjoy visiting with my uncle. All of my stress disappears around him because he's so earthy.Disfruto yendo de visita con mi tío; todo mi estrés desaparece a su lado porque es muy sencillo.
3. (coarse)
a. grosero
Billy got kicked out of the seminary for his earthy humor.Billy fue expulsado del seminario por su humor grosero.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (of or like earth)
a. terroso(a)
2. (coarse)
a. grosero(a)
3. (uninhibited)
a. directo(a), campechano(a)
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earthy [ˈɜːθɪ]
1 (like earth) [+colour] terroso
an earthy taste un sabor a tierra
2 (uncomplicated) [+character] sencillo
3 (vulgar) [+humour] grosero
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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