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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To subject (one's husband) to persistent nagging and attempts to dominate.

Usage examples (13)
  • She is resolute and impetuous, clever and domineering; she is not one of those model women who want a man to look up to, and to protect them — her beau-ideal (though she may...
  • Nouakchott,henpeck restrained entrusts Mississippians
  • Nouakchott, henpeck restrained entrusts Mississippians
  • The husband of the one dollar variety was more or less of a henpeck because he could not multiply his income by five and produce a concrete result. for more
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