broody - definition and synonyms

adjective 

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/ˈbruːdi/
adjectivebroody
comparativebroodier
superlativebroodiest
  1. 1
    British wanting to have a baby

    Seeing tiny babies always makes me feel broody.

    1. a.
      wanting to lay eggs or sit on them

      a broody hen

  2. 2
    thinking and worrying about something a lot

    Tim plays the role of a broody teenager.