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

First Known Use of henpeck

1671



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