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ˈbru di

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brood hen, broody, broody hen, setting hen, sitter(adj)

    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. broody(adj)

    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, ruminative(adj)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. broody(adjective)

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

    Synonyms:
    ones biological clock is ticking, baby rabies

  2. broody(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    clucky

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