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'Nagging'

Definition of 'nagging'
From: WordNet
adjective
Continually complaining or faultfinding; "a shrewish wife"; "nagging parents" [syn: shrewish, nagging]
Definition of 'Nagging'
From: GCIDE
Nagging \Nag"ging\ (n[a^]g"g[i^]ng), a. Fault-finding; teasing; persistently annoying; as, a nagging toothache. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]
Definition of 'Nagging'
From: GCIDE
Nag \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. [1913 Webster]
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