Examples of henpeck in a Sentence
neighbors say she henpecked him into giving up golf and selling his clubs
Recent Examples of henpeck from the Web
He eventually is seduced by the queen, takes her as his czarina and is literally henpecked.
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First Known Use of henpeck
Synonymsdog, nag, hound, needle, peck (at)
Related Wordscarp (at), fuss (about or over), nitpick; annoy, badger, bait, bother, bug, chivy (or chivvy), harass, harry, hassle, irk, pester, plague, ride, vex, yap (at); egg, goad, incite, prod, prompt, spur, urge; exhort, insist, press, pressure, push; blandish, cajole, coax, wheedle; beg, importune, plead
Near Antonymscompliment; commend, laud, praise, recommend, tout; acclaim, applaud, build up, eulogize, extol (also extoll)
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