broody definition

  • adjective:
    • Meditative; contemplative.
    • Oppressive: "The room's air ended up being broody and sullen, just like the period's own, saturated in violent storm clouds” ( Nicholas Proffitt).
    • Disposed to sit on eggs to hatch all of them: a broody hen.
    • sitting persistently and protectively on a nest, in order to hatch eggs (eg, 'a broody hen').
    • acting interested in increasing younger.
    • Inclined to brood.
    • profoundly or really thoughtful
    • physiologically ready to incubate eggs
  • noun:
    • a lady bird which is inside problem to incubate eggs; a broody hen, duck, etc.
    • a domestic hen willing to brood
  • others:
    • Of a brooding personality; inclined to brood or sit, as a hen.
    • Breeding or adapted for breeding: because, a broody bitch.

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