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Meaning of NAG

Pronunciation:  nag

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an old or over-worked horse
  2. [n]  someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault
  3. [v]  remind or urge constantly; "she nagged to take a vacation"
  4. [v]  bother persistently with trivial complaints; "She nags her husband all day long"
  5. [v]  worry persistently; "nagging concerns and doubts"
 

NAG is a 3 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: common scold, hack, hen-peck, jade, nagger, peck, plug, scold, scolder
 
 See Also: complain, disagreeable person, Equus caballus, harridan, horse, kick, kvetch, plain, quetch, remind, sound off, unpleasant person, vex, worry

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Nag\, n. [OE. nagge, D. negge; akin to E. neigh.]
    1. A small horse; a pony; hence, any horse.
    
    2. A paramour; -- in contempt. [Obs.] --Shak.
    
    
  2. \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.
    
    
 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

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