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tr.v. hen·pecked, hen·peck·ing, hen·pecks Informal
To dominate or harass (someone, usually a man) with persistent nagging.
(tr) (of a woman) to harass or torment (a man, esp her husband) by persistent nagging
to nag, scold, or regularly find fault with (one's husband).
Past participle: henpecked