Complete Definition of "broody"

English

Pronunciation
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-uËdi|-uËdi

Noun
en-noun|brood|ies

  1. (Poultry) A female bird which is in the condition to incubate eggs; a broody hen, duck, etc.

#: There are six broodies in that coop.

Adjective
en-adj|brood|ier|more

  1. (Of birds) to sit persistently and protectively on a nest, in order to hatch eggs (eg, 'a broody hen').
  2. In general, any creature or person interested in raising young.

Synonyms
(sit on a nest to hatch eggs): clucky

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