Synonyms and Antonyms of henpeck

  1. to subject (someone) to constant scoldings and sharp reminders neighbors say she henpecked him into giving up golf and selling his clubs Synonyms dog, nag, hound, needle, peck (at)Related Words carp (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, pleadNear Antonyms compliment; commend, laud, praise, recommend, tout; acclaim, applaud, build up, eulogize, extol (also extoll)

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