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earthy

Pronunciación: /ˈɜːrθi; ˈɜːθi/

Traducción de earthy en español:

adjective/adjetivo (-thier, -thiest)

  • 1.1 [shade/tone] terroso an earthy taste/smell un sabor/olor a tierra
    Example sentences
    • Open the door and breathe in the mossy, earthy smell of saturated soil.
    • New pest and weed problems appeared, and the soil became harder and lost its earthy smell.
    • She moved slowly through the darkness, the earthy smell of damp roots and soil all about her.
    1.2 (frank) [person] llano, campechano; [sensuality] primitivo; [humor] desenfadado, directo
    Example sentences
    • The film's earthy language meant it had problems attracting an American distributor.
    • There's plenty of earthy language, but lots of laughs too.
    • So she used earthy language and tore off her wig, startling the other members of the court with her informality.

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