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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.

henpeck

(ˈhɛnˌpɛk)
vb
(tr) (of a woman) to harass or torment (a man, esp her husband) by persistent nagging

hen•peck

(ˈhɛnˌpɛk)
v.t.
to nag, scold, or regularly find fault with (one's husband).
[1670–80]

henpeck


Past participle: henpecked
Gerund: henpecking

Imperative
henpeck
henpeck
Present
I henpeck
you henpeck
he/she/it henpecks
we henpeck
you henpeck
they henpeck
Preterite
I henpecked
you henpecked
he/she/it henpecked
we henpecked
you henpecked
they henpecked
Present Continuous
I am henpecking
you are henpecking
he/she/it is henpecking
we are henpecking
you are henpecking
they are henpecking
Present Perfect
I have henpecked
you have henpecked
he/she/it has henpecked
we have henpecked
you have henpecked
they have henpecked
Past Continuous
I was henpecking
you were henpecking
he/she/it was henpecking
we were henpecking
you were henpecking
they were henpecking
Past Perfect
I had henpecked
you had henpecked
he/she/it had henpecked
we had henpecked
you had henpecked
they had henpecked
Future
I will henpeck
you will henpeck
he/she/it will henpeck
we will henpeck
you will henpeck
they will henpeck
Future Perfect
I will have henpecked
you will have henpecked
he/she/it will have henpecked
we will have henpecked
you will have henpecked
they will have henpecked
Future Continuous
I will be henpecking
you will be henpecking
he/she/it will be henpecking
we will be henpecking
you will be henpecking
they will be henpecking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been henpecking
you have been henpecking
he/she/it has been henpecking
we have been henpecking
you have been henpecking
they have been henpecking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been henpecking
you will have been henpecking
he/she/it will have been henpecking
we will have been henpecking
you will have been henpecking
they will have been henpecking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been henpecking
you had been henpecking
he/she/it had been henpecking
we had been henpecking
you had been henpecking
they had been henpecking
Conditional
I would henpeck
you would henpeck
he/she/it would henpeck
we would henpeck
you would henpeck
they would henpeck
Past Conditional
I would have henpecked
you would have henpecked
he/she/it would have henpecked
we would have henpecked
you would have henpecked
they would have henpecked
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henpeck

verb
Informal. To scold or find fault with constantly:
References in periodicals archive ?
Henpecking pet Lucy Lou tells him: "Get here now", "Stop doing that", and "Come off it Phil".
What you certainly don't do is go writing a book about how feminism gets in the way "of the pleasurable duty of henpecking," or about how you should be the boss man 'cause women "fear spiders" and the like.
From here we move to Logan leaving his henpecking, harridan of a wife to attend a medical symposium at West Virginia's venerated Greenbrier resort.