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henpeck

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verb hen·peck \ˈhen-ˌpek\

Definition of henpeck

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



Examples of henpeck in a sentence

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



1671

First Known Use of henpeck

1671



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