HyperDic: nag

English > 5 senses of the word nag:
VERBcommunicationnag, peck, hen-peckbother persistently with trivial complaints
emotionnagworry persistently
cognitionnagremind or urge constantly
NOUNperson nag, scold, scolder, nagger, common scoldsomeone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault
animalnag, hack, jade, plugan old or over-worked horse
nag > pronunciation
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English > nag: 5 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault.
Synonymsscold, scolder, nagger, common scold
NarrowerharridanA scolding (even vicious) old woman
Broaderunpleasant person, disagreeable personA person who is not pleasant or agreeable
Catalanregañón, reganyaire, reganyós
Verbsnagbother persistently with trivial complaints
English > nag: 5 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningAn old or over-worked horse.
Synonymshack, jade, plug
Broaderhorse, Equus caballussolid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
Spanishjaco, jamelgo, penco, rocinante, rocín
English > nag: 5 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningbother persistently with trivial complaints.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"She nags her husband all day long"
Synonymspeck, hen-peck
Broadercomplain, kick, plain, sound off, quetch, kvetchExpress complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness
Spanishdar la tabarra
Nounsnag, naggersomeone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault
English > nag: 5 senses > verb 2, emotion
MeaningWorry persistently.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
Example"nagging concerns and doubts"
Broaderworry, vexdisturb the peace of mind of
Spanishdar la tabarra, fastidiar
English > nag: 5 senses > verb 3, cognition
Meaningremind or urge constantly.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
ModelThey nag him to write the letter
Example"she nagged to take a vacation"
Broaderremindput in the mind of someone

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