Definition of Hen-peck
1. Verb. Bother persistently with trivial complaints. "She nags her husband all day long"
Generic synonyms: Complain, Kick, Kvetch, Plain, Quetch, Sound Off
Derivative terms: Nag, Nagger
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hen-peck
Literary usage of Hen-peck
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1. The Spectator by Joseph Addison, Richard Steele (1744)
"... the Honour you do the whole Fraternity of the ' hen-peck'd,in placing that ... in a true ' light the unmarried hen-peck'd, as well as you have ' done ..."