Definition of Nagging

1. Adjective. Continually complaining or faultfinding. "Nagging parents"

Exact synonyms: Shrewish
Similar to: Ill-natured
Derivative terms: Shrewishness



Definition of Nagging

1. a. Fault-finding; teasing; persistently annoying; as, a nagging toothache.

Definition of Nagging

1. Verb. (present participle of nag) ¹

2. Noun. The action of the verb ''nag''. ¹

3. Adjective. causing persistent mild pain ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nagging

1. nag [v] - See also: nag

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nagging

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nagging (current term)
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Literary usage of Nagging

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Thirty-five Years in the Divorce Court by Henry Edwin Fenn (1911)
"In numerous divorce cases husbands complain of " nagging" on the part of their wives, the "nagging" stated to be in more than one suit tried in the Divorce ..."

2. Conduct as a Fine Art: The Laws of Daily Conduct by Nicholas Paine Gilman, Edward Payson Jackson (1891)
"I promised to speak of nagging. The glances of resentment and strong ... The boys are all the time nagging me," he says. Perhaps you think, boys, ..."

3. Reflections of a Bass-drum Player on Everything Worth Thinking about by Rafael Navarro (1904)
"nagging nagging women are just exactly like bragging men. ... Bragging makes men perfectly absurd, while nagging makes nothing but wrinkles of the faces of ..."

4. American Primary Teacher. (1897)
"Capacity embraces the knowledge and natural ability; overestimate neither if you wish to succeed. selfishness. nagging is admonition soured. ..."

5. How to Deal with Human Nature in Business: A Practical Book on Doing by Sherwin Cody (1915)
"nagging Letters and How to Handle Them A customer who is always complaining and nagging writes as follows: I return your invoice for $165 for a page ..."

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