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Definition 1: a domestic hen ready to brood - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for broody in the sense of this definition

(broody is a kind of ...) adult female chicken

Definition 2: physiologically ready to incubate eggs - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where broody or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a broody hen

(broody is similar to ...) egg-laying

Definition 3: deeply or seriously thoughtful - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where broody or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Byron lives on not only in his poetry, but also in his creation of the `Byronic hero' - the persona of a brooding melancholy young man

Synonyms for broody in the sense of this definition

(broody is similar to ...) exhibiting or characterized by careful thought

"a thoughtful paper"

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