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ˈbru dibroody

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  1. broodyadjective

    (Of any creature or person) acting interested in raising young.

    Synonyms:
    ones biological clock is ticking, baby rabies

  2. broodyadjective

    Synonyms:
    clucky

Princeton's WordNet

  1. brood hen, broody, broody hen, setting hen, sitteradjective

    a domestic hen ready to brood

    Synonyms:
    baby-sitter, brood hen, artist's model, babysitter, broody hen, setting hen, sitter

    Antonyms:
    viviparous, live-bearing, ovoviviparous, thoughtless

  2. broodyadjective

    physiologically ready to incubate eggs

    "a broody hen"

    Synonyms:
    contemplative, meditative, brooding, pensive, reflective, ruminative, musing, pondering

    Antonyms:
    thoughtless, ovoviviparous, viviparous, live-bearing

  3. brooding, broody, contemplative, meditative, musing, pensive, pondering, reflective, ruminativeadjective

    deeply or seriously thoughtful

    "Byron lives on not only in his poetry, but also in his creation of the 'Byronic hero' - the persona of a brooding melancholy young man";

    Synonyms:
    contemplative, meditative, brooding, pensive, wistful, reflective, ruminative, musing, pondering

    Antonyms:
    ovoviviparous, viviparous, live-bearing, thoughtless

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