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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scold, scolder, nag, nagger, common scoldnoun

    someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault

    plug, nagger, scold, scolder, hack, jade, common scold

  2. hack, jade, nag, plugverb

    an old or over-worked horse

    common scold, quid, ballyhoo, hype, fornicatress, trollop, machine politician, drudge, hack, jadestone, fire hydrant, political hack, slut, taxicab, loose woman, adulteress, nagger, spark plug, cab, male plug, jade green, ward-heeler, stopple, hacker, plug, jade, literary hack, fireplug, hack writer, strumpet, scolder, hussy, taxi, stopper, scold, sparking plug, wad, chaw, chew, cud, hoopla

  3. nag, peck, hen-peckverb

    bother persistently with trivial complaints

    "She nags her husband all day long"

    smack, peck, peck at, hen-peck, pick at, pick up, pick, beak

  4. nagverb

    worry persistently

    "nagging concerns and doubts"

    peck, hen-peck

  5. nagverb

    remind or urge constantly

    "she nagged to take a vacation"

    peck, hen-peck

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. nagnoun

    horse (especially a small horse), pony

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. nagverb

    plague, tease, twit, hector, torment, scold

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  1. The Reddit user:

    I work 60-100 hours a week, so if anyone needs time off, its me, she wrote. Last year, however, the woman claimed the two asked her to babysit on the day of her own important work retreat. Everyone is expected to go [on the retreat], and its frowned upon if you miss it. They wanted to go on a date. I said no, I have an important work event. They continued to nag me about how they havent gone on a date for so long, she wrote. The night before her work event, they called in a panic and said their friend Mike from the next city over had been in a car accident, and I needed to babysit nephew for a few hours. The Reddit user said shereluctantly agreed, but under the condition that they be back by 7 a.m. the next day so she could leave for the retreat.But her brother and sister-in-law did not return for two days, and did not answer any of her phone calls or texts. I had to cancel on my superiors morning of, which looked awful, she wrote. DAD IN TROUBLE WITH WIFE AND DAUGHTER AFTER BUYING MCDONALDS FOR HIMSELF, AND ONLY HIMSELF Her brother had an excuse when they returned, claiming Mikes life was in danger and they were too busy helping his girlfriend. And then, for weeks afterward, the Reddit user said her brother and sister-in-law asked her to babysit many more times, each time saying they werevisitingMike to help him with his recovery. Two months later, however, the woman claims that her company, and the company that Mikes girlfriend works for,had a meeting, and that she ran into the two of them. Mike had never been in an accident, and although [my brother and sister-in-law] had gone to visit them recently, it was for drinks and bowling, not bringing them chicken noodle soup in the hospital, she wrote. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR LIFESTYLE NEWSLETTER After confronting her brother and sister-in-law, the woman said they admitted to lying so they could go on date nights. They claimed I gave them no choice since I would never help them out when they needed time together because parenting was so stressful and difficult.

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  • pony, øg, nasser, hakke på, skænde på, stikke til, krikkeDanish
  • nörgeln, SchindmähreGerman
  • γκρινιάζω, αλογάκι, ψωράλογοGreek
  • nag, ĉevalaĉoEsperanto
  • rocín, jamelgo, pencoSpanish
  • näägutama, kronuEstonian
  • نق زدن, نقنقو, پونی, یابوPersian
  • kaakki, motkottaa, nalkuttaa, nalkuttaja, jäkättää, poniFinnish
  • haridelle, rosse, rossinante, carneFrench
  • נוּדנִיקHebrew
  • गुनगुनHindi
  • zsémbeskedik, póni, gebeHungarian
  • assillareItalian
  • לנדנדHebrew
  • NAGJapanese
  • 조랑말Korean
  • caballusLatin
  • whakakūnawheke, hakuMāori
  • negge, zaniken, zeurenDutch
  • maseNorwegian
  • rocim, importunar, pônei, resmungarPortuguese
  • cicăliRomanian
  • пони, придираться, грызть, изводить, придира, ворчунья, ворчун, ворчать, мучить, пилить, кляча, истязатьRussian
  • piliti, gnjavitiSerbo-Croatian
  • älta, tjataSwedish
  • ỷ eo, ỉ eoVietnamese
  • hilujevod, jevodil, lujevod, jilujevod, hijevodil, jijevodilVolapük

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