Definitions for hen-peck

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nag, peck, hen-peck(verb)

    bother persistently with trivial complaints

    "She nags her husband all day long"

GCIDE

  1. hen-peck(v. t.)

    To bother persistently with trivial complaints; to subject to petty authority; -- said of a woman who thus treats her male companion, especially of wives who thus dominate their husbands. Commonly used in the past participle (often adjectively); as, henpecked for years, he finally left her.

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