how to pronounce broody


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The above transcription of broody is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

broody is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of broody in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… about this like broody we should now …”

meanings of broody


  1. Of any creature or person: showing an interest in raising young.
  2. Of birds: sitting persistently and protectively on a nest, in order to hatch eggs.


  1. A female bird in the condition to incubate eggs; a broody hen, duck, etc.

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