Definitions for henpeckˈhɛnˌpɛk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. to nag, scold, or regularly find fault with (one's husband).

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  1. henpeck(Verb)

    To nag persistently.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Henpeck(verb)

    to subject to petty authority; -- said of a wife who thus treats her husband. Commonly used in the past participle (often adjectively)


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