Definition of broody adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    broody

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈbrudi//
     
     
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  1. 1 quiet and thinking about something because you are unhappy or disappointed
  2. 2 (of a female bird) wanting to lay eggs and sit on them a broody hen
 
noun [uncountable]
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