henpeck

[hen-pek]
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Related formshen·pecked, adjective
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Historical Examples of henpeck

  • Was it possible that she might not be going to henpeck him after all?


British Dictionary definitions for henpeck

henpeck

verb
  1. (tr) (of a woman) to harass or torment (a man, esp her husband) by persistent nagging
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