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English definition of “broody”


adjective (WANTING CHILDREN)    /ˈbruː.di/
informal describes someone, usually a woman, who feels as if she would like to have a baby : Much to her surprise , Ruth started feeling broody in her late twenties .PregnancyBirth broodiness     /-nəs/ noun [U] It always brings on an attack of broodiness when I see my sister and her children .PregnancyBirth
(Definition of broody adjective (WANTING CHILDREN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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