Definition of broodily in US English:



  • See broody

    • ‘He had been lying on his bed, staring broodily up at the ceiling when Sarah burst through the door with an energy he had never seen her posses before.’
    • ‘Jake remained across the room at his desk, looking broodily down at the open journal instead of up at his stepfather.’
    • ‘And, anticipating the defection of the supposed hero to the dark side, there is a preponderance of broodily low-key numbers.’
    • ‘Kate found him in Longmann's Castle, staring very broodily out into Mindoro Bay.’
    • ‘When asked when that might be, Tomislav stares broodily into the distance.’