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Hen-peck   Listen
verb
hen-peck, henpeck  v. t.  (past & past part. henpecked; pres. part. henpecking)  To bother persistently with trivial complaints; to subject to petty authority; said of a woman who thus treats her male companion, especially of wives who thus dominate their husbands. Commonly used in the past participle (often adjectively); as, henpecked for years, he finally left her.






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Words linked to "Hen-peck" :   kvetch, complain, nag, quetch



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