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Related to hen-peck: henpecked husband
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Verb1.hen-peck - bother persistently with trivial complaintshen-peck - bother persistently with trivial complaints; "She nags her husband all day long"
kvetch, plain, quetch, complain, sound off, kick - express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness; "My mother complains all day"; "She has a lot to kick about"