Definition of Naggy

1. a. Irritable; touchy.



Definition of Naggy

1. Adjective. Prone to nag, irritable ¹

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Definition of Naggy

1. given to nagging [adj -GIER, -GIEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Naggy

nagas
nagashimalite
nagauta
nage-waza
nagelschmidtite
nagged
nagger
naggers
naggier
naggiest
naggin
nagging
naggingly
naggings
naggins
naggy (current term)
nagi
nagmaal
nagmaals
nagor
nagors
nags
nagware
nagyag-ite
nagyagite
nagyagites
nah
nahal
nahals
nahcolite

Literary usage of Naggy

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1. Caledonian Sketches by John Carr (1809)
"... naggy—PEASANTS' CIVILITY — NAIRN — PEASANTS' HUMANITY FORT ST. GEORGE CULLODEN THE BATTLE PRINCE CHARLES AN HONOURABLE ROGUE THE THREE ROBBERS—ANECDOTES ..."

2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1894)
"Yor elwis nag-naggin on aboot something." NAG, a sour taste. naggy, querulous, irritable in talk. "If aw be naggy, Nanny's smile Suin ..."

3. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood, John Christopher Atkinson (1872)
"naggy. A nagging pain is a slight but constant pain, as the toothache, ... naggy, touchy, irritable.—Hal. N. nagga, to gnaw, to irritate, plague, ..."

4. Grose's Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue: Revised and Corrected ...by Francis Grose by Francis Grose (1823)
"Shamble-legged; one that walks wide, and shuffles about bin feet. SHAN. Bad money. Cunt. SHANKS. Legs, or gams. SHANKS'S naggy. To ride Shanks's naggy; ..."

5. A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongueby Francis Grose by Francis Grose (1796)
"SHANKER. A venereal wart. SHANKS. Legs, or gams. SHANKS naggy. ... naggy ; to travel on foot. 'Scotch, SHANNON. ..."

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