nagger

nagger

[nag-er]
noun
nag1 ( def 5 ).

Origin:
1880–85; nag1 + -er1

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nag1 (næɡ)
 
vb (when intr, often foll by at) , nags, nagging, nagged
1.  to scold or annoy constantly
2.  to be a constant source of discomfort or worry (to): toothache nagged him all day
 
n
3.  a person, esp a woman, who nags
 
[C19: of Scandinavian origin; compare Swedish nagga to gnaw, irritate, German nagen]
 
'nagger1
 
n
 
'naggingly1
 
adv

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