henpecked

[hen-pekt]
adjective
browbeaten, bullied, or intimidated by one's wife, girlfriend, etc.: a henpecked husband who never dared to contradict his wife.

Origin:
1670–80; hen + peck + -ed2

henpecking, noun
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henpeck

[hen-pek]
verb (used with object)
to browbeat, bully, or intimidate (one's husband, boyfriend, etc.).

henpecked, adjective
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henpeck (ˈhɛnˌpɛk)
 
vb
(tr) (of a woman) to harass or torment (a man, esp her husband) by persistent nagging

henpecked (ˈhɛnˌpɛkd)
 
adj
(of a man) continually harassed or tormented by the persistent nagging of a woman (esp his wife)

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Tells about a henpecked husband who had always wanted to travel.
In sound films, he tended to be typecast as a henpecked husband or downtrodden office worker.
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