broody

Primary Meanings of broody

1.
adjn
physiologically ready to incubate eggs
a domestic hen ready to brood
2.
adj
deeply or seriously thoughtful
Full Definitions of broody
1

adj physiologically ready to incubate eggs

“a broody hen”
Synonyms:
oviparous
egg-laying

n a domestic hen ready to brood

Synonyms:
brood hen, broody hen, setting hen, sitter
Type of:
biddy, hen
adult female chicken
2

adj deeply or seriously thoughtful

Synonyms:
brooding, contemplative, meditative, musing, pensive, pondering, reflective, ruminative
thoughtful
exhibiting or characterized by careful thought

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