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Synonyms for broody

a domestic hen ready to brood

physiologically ready to incubate eggs

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Though he doesn't have extensive experience posing broodily just yet, he did make his modelling debut last year when he was featured on the cover of Man About Town magazine.
Among the things that Harry, the Los Angeles Police Department's ace antihero, hasn't time for here: moping about his exes, worrying about his daughter, broodily listening to jazz in the wee hours or fretting about the threat of retirement, which has hovered over him for quite a while now.
It's heavy-handed and repetitive, with several false turns and far too many shots of people looking broodily out to sea.
He happily accedes to having his photograph taken in the University of Wales's landmark old college which stares broodily from its hilltop perch above Bangor.
Despite the odd broodily dark Iberian threat muttered in his direction, the R&A official staunchly refuses to have the TV gantry taken down.
Kate appeared to be acting a little broodily after being presented with a bouquet by Raffaela, the two-yearold child of British ex-pat David Cheater, 28, during a walkabout in Canada.
Llandaff Cathedral silhouetted against a rouge-soaked sunset above a broodily shadowed river Taff;
When I saw the pictures of Alan Rickman, cast as the broodily suspicious potions teacher Professor Snape I was dubious, but now I hold the opinion that Rickman "does" evil deliciously, his portrayal is all in the eyes and the voice.
What Beckham has done is appear on the front of the Face magazine, staring broodily into the camera, the side of his head smeared with tomato ketchup.
Tyson - or Mikhail Abdul-Aziz (literal translation 'Slave of the Mighty') as he prefers to be known - has long been compared to his fellow Muslim convert Ali, since he first broodily bullocked his way on to the scene in the late 1980s.
Meanwhile, hunky Becks, 32, stands over her, hands on hips, staring broodily at the camera.