Synonyms for broody

Synonyms for (noun) broody

Synonyms: brood hen, broody, broody hen, setting hen, sitter

Definition: a domestic hen ready to brood

Similar words: biddy, hen

Definition: adult female chicken

Synonyms for (adjective) broody

Synonyms: meditative, musing, pensive, pondering, reflective, ruminative, contemplative, brooding, broody

Definition: deeply or seriously thoughtful

Usage: 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;

Similar words: thoughtful

Definition: exhibiting or characterized by careful thought

Usage: a thoughtful paper


Synonyms: broody

Definition: physiologically ready to incubate eggs

Usage: a broody hen

Similar words: oviparous

Definition: egg-laying