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.
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henpecked

(ˈhɛnˌpɛkd)
adj
(of a man) continually harassed or tormented by the persistent nagging of a woman (esp his wife)
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Adj.1.henpecked - harassed by persistent nagging
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henpecked

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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)
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henpecked

[ˈhɛnˌpɛkt] adj (fam) he is henpeckedè succube della moglie
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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.
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References in classic literature ?
Henpecked?-- well, toucans and flamingoes and pelicans all had their bills in him.
"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!" cried Jo, with uplifted hands.
The comic star became wellknown for his role as Richard Bucket, the henpecked husband of Hyacinth Bucket in the BBC series mocking UK class obsessions.
On one side, there is this henpecked father, whose son later finds out that he is actually a contract killer," Anupam said.
After Aisi Hai Tanhai and Tum Kaisi Aurat Ho, which feature her in the lead, Khan is now due out in Moomal Entertainment's Zann Mureed (which literally translates as 'henpecked husband').
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.
vvHenpecked touched a low of 1.24 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 (7.15) on this Ladies' Night and I'll be able to pacify her indoors with a bottle of Krug 69 or perhaps Buckfast 15.