broody

Definitions of broody
  1. adjective
    physiologically ready to incubate eggs
    “a broody hen”
    Synonyms:
    oviparous
    egg-laying
  2. noun
    a domestic hen ready to brood
    synonyms: brood hen, broody hen, setting hen, sitter
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    type of:
    biddy, hen
    adult female chicken
  3. adjective
    deeply or seriously thoughtful
    synonyms: brooding, contemplative, meditative, musing, pensive, pondering, reflective, ruminative
    thoughtful
    exhibiting or characterized by careful thought
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