Definitions of brood:
  • noun:   the young of an animal cared for at one time
  • verb:   hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing
    Example: "The terrible vision brooded over her all day long"
  • verb:   sit on (eggs)
    Example: "Birds brood"
  • verb:   think moodily or anxiously about something
  • verb:   be in a huff; be silent or sullen
  • verb:   be in a huff and display one's displeasure
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #52664)

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