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10.
An grossly overused, idiotic phrase which technically means "one who has no imagination." The funny thing is, the type of people who generally assign this quality to themselves are the artsy-creative type. To many drugs will do that too you.

The quality users are trying to express is: genuine, real.
That guy is really "down to Earth..." oh he is huh? well thank god he is not "up on Mars."
by yea, uh no. November 27, 2006
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1.
1. sensible; practical
2. geniune
She's a really down to earth person
by bird July 15, 2004
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2.
1. not caught up in superficial things (big houses, manicures, vera bradley...)

2. genuine

3. on the same wavelength as you are
Down to Earth Person: "I'm not paying $92 for that sweatshirt just because it's designer! That's crazy!"
by fueledbymoi December 20, 2007
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3.
someone who is down to earth is someone who is humble, unassuming and unpretentious
Just call me Bill says Prince William who is very down to earth.
by akutabib February 12, 2010
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4.
a vague, meaningless expression that a wide variety of people use to express an undefinable positive quality in an other
For instance:
"Those two police officers were really down to earth, weren't they?"
"This ski lodge has down to earth feel to it, don't you think?"
"Rainbow is one of the most down to earth individuals I know."
"Say what you want about George Bush, but he's a down to earth kinda guy."
"The astronauts were the down to earth sort"
"REI and Eddie Bauer outlets have a down to earth feel to them."
by roger the fabricator February 05, 2004
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5.
broke
I can't afford my rent, I'm a "down to earth" kinda guy
by Yommy June 10, 2011
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6.
someone who can eat a bowl of golden grahams while watching conan o brien on tv.
Ricky is pretty down to earth. You know... hes the type of guy who could eat a bowl of golden grahams while watching conan.
by rov3rt March 04, 2009
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7.
Used by today's kids as a compliment. The definition of the word should therefore be changed to something along the lines of, 'The yearn to have everything your spoiled ass has ever wanted, but to simultaneously be seen as someone who's genuinely compassionate' in short, pseudo-compassionship.
Watch an entire episode of Jersey Shore. They are all -very- down to earth people.
by JovalJamal December 31, 2010
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