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broody

 
Adjective broody has 2 senses
  1. broody - physiologically ready to incubate eggs; "a broody hen"
    Antonym:
    ovoviviparous (indirect, via viviparous, oviparous)
    Antonym: viviparous (indirect, via oviparous, ovoviviparous)
  2. brooding, broody, contemplative, meditative, musing, pensive, pondering, reflective, ruminative - persistently or morbidly thoughtful
    Antonym: thoughtless (indirect, via thoughtful)
Noun broody has 1 sense
  1. brood hen, broody, broody hen, setting hen, sitter - a domestic hen ready to brood
    --1 is a kind of hen, biddy
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