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henpeck

verb hen·peck \ˈhen-ˌpek\

Definition of HENPECK

transitive verb
:  to subject (one's husband) to persistent nagging and domination

Examples of HENPECK

  1. <neighbors say she henpecked him into giving up golf and selling his clubs>

First Known Use of HENPECK

1671

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