brooder brooder

Definition(s):

  • (n) apparatus consisting of a box designed to maintain a constant temperature by the use of a thermostat; used for chicks or premature infants

Usage(s):

  1. Five others are interested in the brooder.
  2. Fat-cheeked, loose-lipped, furrowed of brow, Author Dreiser looks like what he is: a puzzled brooder over the tragic inconsistencies of life.
  3. Chief brooder over this tricky psycho-arithmetic problem is redhaired, chunky Colonel Leonard George Rowntree of Philadelphia Institute for Medical Research.

News

  • TV Casting Scoop: Has 'NCIS' Found a Replacement for Cote de Pablo Already?

    (Getty) NCIS has found a new agent, a Veronica Mars brooder is embarking on a quest for superhero revenge, and The Mindy Project has found a new love interest for everyone's favorite daffy OBGYN — check out all the latest small screen casting news! • Could 24 alum Leslie Hope be Cote de Pablo's eventual NCIS replacement? The actress has booked a guest starring role on the upcoming season of the ...
    on August 8, 2013     Source: Zimbio

Quotes

  1. John William is "the brooder in the back row," Guterson writes. "The rich kid who hates and loves himself equally. The contrarian who hears his conscience calling in the same way schizophrenics hear voices, so that, for him, there's no not...
    on May 30, 2008 By: David Guterson Source: Seattle Times

  2. "I was willing to do anything, but I got cast in plays almost exclusively until this came along. The characters are edgy : and I'm more of a brooder than a happy-go-lucky kind of guy, so it fit this character really well," Young explained.
    on Jun 16, 2006 By: John Lloyd Young Source: ABC News

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