broodiness


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
Related to broodiness: pullets

broodiness

see avian broodiness.
References in periodicals archive ?
Myleene and her boyfriend Graham, her former bodyguard, are hoping to get married next year but Myleene said their broodiness might put their wedding plans on hold.
One of the new breed of new born baby dolls that are almost as realistic as the real thing and guaranteed to cure broodiness in mum
If people say broodiness has been bred out of them, well, it's not true of all of them.
Broodiness notwithstanding, Big Raven is full of energy and movement.
After such broodiness it was exhilarating to be liberated into the wintry fairground air of Stravinsky's Petrushka, with scenes from the ballet fiendishly transcribed for solo piano.
SOAP UPDATE EMMERDALE ITV, 7pm There's nothing like being locked overnight in a freezing barn with a crying baby to banish any thoughts of broodiness from your mind.
But Linda's broodiness isn'the only revelation, and Mick is seriously rattled by another secret.
But Linda's broodiness isn't the only revelation, and Mick is seriously rattled by another secret.
Our taxes helped educate other people's children; we claimed no child allowances, never needed days off to soothe mumpy and measly sprogs through nursery epidemics, never stopped traffic on school runs, never wept with broodiness.
In which case, I think I'll pass on the broodiness, for now.
Now we're a happy family but I'll always have a bit of broodiness because I've got one baby missing.