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Meaning of BROODY

Pronunciation:  'broodee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a domestic hen ready to brood
  2. [adj]  persistently or morbidly thoughtful
  3. [adj]  physiologically ready to incubate eggs; "a broody hen"
 

BROODY is a 6 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: brood hen, brooding, broody hen, contemplative, meditative, musing, oviparous, pensive, pondering, reflective, ruminative, setting hen, sitter, thoughtful
 
 See Also: biddy, hen

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Brood"y\, a.
Inclined to brood. --Ray.

 

 

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