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Meaning of NAGGING

Pronunciation:  'naging

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  continually complaining or faultfinding; "a shrewish wife"; "nagging parents"

NAGGING is a 7 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: ill-natured, shrewish



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Nag"ging\, a.
Fault-finding; teasing; persistently annoying; as, a nagging
toothache. [Colloq.]

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