broody (plural broodies)
- A female bird in the condition to incubate eggs; a broody hen, duck, etc.
- There are six broodies in that coop.
female bird in the condition to incubate eggs
- Of birds: sitting persistently and protectively on a nest, in order to hatch eggs.
- a broody hen
- Of any creature or person: showing an interest in raising young.
- (sitting on a nest to hatch eggs): clucky