Definition of Nagging in English :

Define Nagging in English

Nagging meaning in English

Meaning of Nagging in English

Pronunciation of Nagging in English

Nagging pronunciation in English

Pronounce Nagging in English


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1. nagging, shrewish

continually complaining or faultfinding

Example Sentences:
'a shrewish wife'
'nagging parents'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of nagging
discomforting; worrying; niggling
He invited me to dinner that night; despite a nagging doubt, I accepted.
In spite of the good omens, there was a nagging doubt.
I have a nagging doubt that it is all going to go horribly wrong.
I have a nagging suspicion that one of the wheels has a puncture.
nagging headaches
He complained of a nagging pain between his shoulder blades.
scolding; complaining
a nagging husband
constant scolding or complaining
Her endless nagging drove him away from home.

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see synonyms of nagging
v. nagged, nag·ging, nags
1. To annoy by constant scolding, complaining, or urging.
2. To torment persistently, as with anxiety or pain.
1. To scold, complain, or find fault constantly: nagging at the children.
2. To be a constant source of anxiety or annoyance: The half-remembered quotation nagged at my mind.
One who nags.

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