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Adjective: henpecked  'hen,pekt
  1. Harassed by persistent nagging
    "The man who won't admit he's henpecked probably smokes a big cigar";
    - dominated
Verb: hen-peck  'hen,pek
  1. Bother persistently with trivial complaints
    "She hen-pecks her husband all day long";
    - nag, peck

See also: submissive

Type of: complain, kick, kvetch [N. Amer], moan, plain [archaic], quetch, sound off

Encyclopedia: Henpecked