Definition of earthiness in English:

earthiness

noun

See earthy

  • ‘Once I was nearly turned away from a club - known more for its earthiness than its elitism - because a bouncer had detected ‘sporty elements’ in my footwear.’
  • ‘This long-overdue debut from a born writer is a remarkably honest and disturbing book, which self-assuredly combines raw earthiness with dreamlike poetry.’
  • ‘The thing about Dean is that he has an earthiness, that connection to nature, and people are attracted to it.’
  • ‘The langoustine tails were exquisite bites of concentrated shellfish flavours, and they went very well with the earthiness of the mushrooms - surf 'n' turf with a vegetarian twist.’
  • ‘The breeze smelt of leaf-mulch and coal-smoke, with an underlying earthiness betraying the cold and hibernating pasture lands that lie just beyond the town.’

Pronunciation

earthiness

/ˈəːθɪnəs/