OTHER WORDS FROM henpeckedhenpecking, noun
How to use henpecked in a sentence
He even claims that hen partridges conceive just by smelling the scent of males.
“[W]hen the going got tough, his economic team picked Wall Street,” Warren said.
He eventually brings his wife and children over, and later he manages a hen and rabbit farm.Nothing Was Banal About Eichmann’s Evil, Says a Scathing New Biography|Michael Signer|October 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He described her then as “a mother hen who took care of everyone.”Joni Ernst's Big Pivot: From Pig Castrator to Iowa Nice|Ben Jacobs|August 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Leila Hatami pecked the director of the Cannes Film Festival and was quickly denounced as a sinner by hardliners at home.The Kiss That Sent Iran Crazy and an Actress to Be Flogged in Public|IranWire|May 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Out of the darkening sky rang the twanging call of a night-hawk, and the cluck of a dozing hen sounded from the foliage overhead.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
What can be prettier than a brood of chickens with a good motherly hen, like the one in this picture!
“Well, Hen knows how to kill snakes, but maybe she is a poor judge of character,” laughed Amy.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose
The storm hath passed;I hear the birds rejoice; the hen,Returned into the road again,Her cheerful notes repeats.The Poems of Giacomo Leopardi|Giacomo Leopardi
A contemporary pamphleteer compared him to an owl in the sunshine pursued and pecked to death by flights of tiny birds.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay