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HEN-PECK

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does hen-peck mean? 

HEN-PECK (verb)
  The verb HEN-PECK has 1 sense:

1. bother persistently with trivial complaints

  Familiarity information: HEN-PECK used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HEN-PECK (verb)


Sense 1hen-peck [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Bother persistently with trivial complaints

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

hen-peck; nag; peck

Context example:

She nags her husband all day long

Hypernyms (to "hen-peck" is one way to...):

complain; kick; kvetch; plain; quetch; sound off (express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s somebody


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