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  • broody broody  /b ˈru di/ ?  a domestic hen ready to brood

    broody meaning(s) 

    1. (n) a domestic hen ready to brood
    2. (adj) physiologically ready to incubate eggs
    3. (adj) deeply or seriously thoughtful

    Synonym(s)

    broody usage(s)

    1. The Johnny Depp Public Enemies waved vaguely in their direction, with '30s couture and mature amour, but at heart it was another crime drama, however pensive and broody.
    2. It was solipsistic and histrionic at the same time--broody like Brando, vulnerable like James Dean.
  • broody hen broody hen  a domestic hen ready to brood
  • brook brook  /b ˈrʊk/ ?  a natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a…
  • brook thistle brook thistle  of central and southwestern Europe
  • brook trout brook trout  a delicious freshwater food fish
  • brooke brooke  /b ˈrʊk/ ?  English lyric poet (1887-1915)
  • brooklet brooklet  /ˈbrʊk lɪt/ ?  a small brook
  • brooklime brooklime  European plant having low-lying stems with blue flowers; sparsely naturalized…
  • brooklyn brooklyn  /b ˈrʊ klən/ ?  a borough of New York City
  • brooklyn bridge brooklyn bridge  a suspension bridge across the East River in New York City; opened…
  • brooks brooks  /b ˈrʊks/ ?  United States literary critic and historian (1886-1963)
  • brookweed brookweed  American water pimpernel
  • broom broom  /b ˈrum/ ?  a cleaning implement for sweeping; bundle of straws or twigs attached to a…
  • broom beard grass broom beard grass  handsome hardy North American grass with foliage turning pale bronze…
  • broom closet broom closet  a small room for storing brooms and other cleaning equipment
  • broom grass broom grass  any of several grasses of the genus Andropogon; used in broom making
  • broom handle broom handle  the handle of a broom
  • broom palm broom palm  small palm of southern Florida and West Indies closely resembling the silvertop…
  • broom sedge broom sedge  tall tufted grass of southeastern United States
  • broom snakeroot broom snakeroot  low-growing sticky subshrub of southwestern United States having narrow…
  • broom snakeweed broom snakeweed  low-growing sticky subshrub of southwestern United States having narrow…
  • broom tree broom tree  prickly yellow-flowered shrub of the moors of New England and Europe
  • broom-weed broom-weed  annual of southwestern United States having rigid woody branches with sticky…
  • broomcorn broomcorn  tall grasses grown for the elongated stiff-branched panicle used for brooms…
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