Nagged
Nag Nag, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Nagged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Nagging}.] [Cf. Sw. nagga to nibble, peck, Dan. nage to gnaw, Icel. naga, gnaga, G. nagen, & E. gnaw.] To tease in a petty way; to scold habitually; to annoy; to fret pertinaciously. [Colloq.] ``She never nagged.'' --J. Ingelow. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • nagged — næg v. remind incessantly (especially of a chore); criticize relentlessly (of a fault or imperfection); pester; bother; be a persistent source of pain or nuisance n. one who nags, pest; overworked and worn out horse; pony, small leisure horse …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nagged — ganged …   Anagrams dictionary

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  • nagged him — annoyed him, troubled him, pestered him …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ganged — nagged …   Anagrams dictionary

  • nag — [[t]næ̱g[/t]] nags, nagging, nagged 1) VERB (disapproval) If someone nags you, they keep asking you to do something you have not done yet or do not want to do. [V n] The more Sarah nagged her, the more stubborn Cissie became... [V n to inf] My… …   English dictionary

  • nag — 1 verb nagged, nagging (I, T) 1 to keep complaining to someone about their behaviour or asking them to do something, in a way that is very annoying: I wish you d stop nagging! | nag sb to do sth: Nadia s been nagging me to fix the lamp. | nag sb… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • nag — I UK [næɡ] / US verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms nag : present tense I/you/we/they nag he/she/it nags present participle nagging past tense nagged past participle nagged 1) a) to frequently ask someone to do something that they do not… …   English dictionary

  • Nag — Nag, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Nagged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Nagging}.] [Cf. Sw. nagga to nibble, peck, Dan. nage to gnaw, Icel. naga, gnaga, G. nagen, & E. gnaw.] To tease in a petty way; to scold habitually; to annoy; to fret pertinaciously.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nagging — Nag Nag, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Nagged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Nagging}.] [Cf. Sw. nagga to nibble, peck, Dan. nage to gnaw, Icel. naga, gnaga, G. nagen, & E. gnaw.] To tease in a petty way; to scold habitually; to annoy; to fret pertinaciously.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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