Earth"ly, a. 1. Pertaining to the earth; belonging to this world, or to man's existence on the earth; not heavenly or spiritual; carnal; worldly; as, earthly joys; earthly flowers; earthly praise.

This earthly load
Of death, called life.

Whose glory is in their shame, who mind earthly things.
Phil. iii. 19.

2. Of all things on earth; possible; conceivable.

What earthly benefit can be the result?

3. Made of earth; earthy. [Obs.] Holland.

Syn. -- Gross; material; sordid; mean; base; vile; low; unsubstantial; temporary; corrupt; groveling.

Earth"ly, adv. In the manner of the earth or its people; worldly.

Took counsel from his guiding eyes
To make this wisdom earthly wise.