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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Harassed by persistent nagging.

Usage examples (35)
  • Adjective : a henpecked husband who never dared to contradict his wife
  • The idea that a play should send anyone reaching for the word "henpecked" is disheartening.
  • Singaporean men are also sometimes branded with the "henpecked" label, she said, something they have learned to shrug off.
  • This does not prevent him from being "henpecked" in many cases, but on the whole it assures his superior status. for more
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