henpecked


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hen·peck

 (hĕn′pĕk′)
tr.v. hen·pecked, hen·peck·ing, hen·pecks Informal
To dominate or harass (someone, usually a man) with persistent nagging.

henpecked

(ˈhɛnˌpɛkd)
adj
(of a man) continually harassed or tormented by the persistent nagging of a woman (esp his wife)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.henpecked - harassed by persistent nagging
submissive - inclined or willing to submit to orders or wishes of others or showing such inclination; "submissive servants"; "a submissive reply"; "replacing troublemakers with more submissive people"

henpecked

Translations
زوجٌ خاضِع لزوجته
pod pantoflem
papucs
beittur ofríki, kúgaîur
pod papučou

henpecked

[ˈhenpekt] ADJdominado por su mujer
a henpecked husbandun marido dominado por su mujer, un calzonazos (Sp)

henpecked

[ˈhɛnˌpɛkt] adj (fam) he is henpeckedè succube della moglie

hen

(hen) noun
1. the female farmyard fowl. Hens lay eggs.
2. the female of any bird. The hen is sitting on the nest; (also adjective) a hen blackbird.
ˈhen party noun
a party for women only, often just before one of them gets married (for men see stag party).
ˈhenpecked (-pekt) adjective
(of a man) ruled by his wife. a henpecked husband.
References in classic literature ?
His Grace is, I fear, henpecked, and the Duchess herself is the sport of cleverer people.
These, however, when they do take place, produce no unhappiness, and are preceded by no bickerings; for the simple reason, than an ill-used wife or a henpecked husband is not obliged to file a bill in Chancery to obtain a divorce.
That ever I should live to see you a henpecked husband and enjoying it
On one side, there is this henpecked father, whose son later finds out that he is actually a contract killer," Anupam said.
Newcastle racegoers can seize an early initiative by supporting Henpecked in the opening mile-and-ahalf handicap.
The former is a henpecked husband, the latter a selfpitying stoner who's yanked from a post-break-up funk when an adorable kitten turns up on his doorstep.
The former is a henpecked husband, the latter a self-pitying stoner who's yanked from a post-break-up funk when an adorable kitten turns up on his doorstep.
24 when cruising on the outside in the 1m2f handicap at Ayr, but Joe Fanning sneaked up the rail on 5-2 favourite Cymraeg Bounty to get first run and Henpecked couldn't get to him.
Hopefully, Team Whillans can strike with the appropriately named HENPECKED (7.
He claimed he was a henpecked husband who "flipped" after she threatened to leave him to go back to her native Thailand.
It is thought stalwarts including Sarah Lancashire, who played dizzy barmaid Raquel Watts; Denise Welch, who played man-eater Natalie Barnes, and Julie Goodyear and Roy Barraclough, who played Bet Gilroy and henpecked hubby Alec, could all make an appearance.
Such incidents happen mostly in the houses where husbands are henpecked.