Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun nag

2 senses of nag

Sense 1
scold, scolder, nag, nagger, common scold -- (someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault)
       => unpleasant person, disagreeable person -- (a person who is not pleasant or agreeable)

Sense 2
hack, jade, nag, plug -- (an old or over-worked horse)
       => horse, Equus caballus -- (solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb nag

3 senses of nag

Sense 1
nag, peck, hen-peck -- (bother persistently with trivial complaints; "She nags her husband all day long")
       => complain, kick, plain, sound off, quetch, kvetch -- (express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness; "My mother complains all day"; "She has a lot to kick about")

Sense 2
nag -- (worry persistently; "nagging concerns and doubts")
       => worry, vex -- (disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress; "I cannot sleep--my daughter's health is worrying me")

Sense 3
nag -- (remind or urge constantly; "she nagged to take a vacation")
       => remind -- (put in the mind of someone; "Remind me to call Mother")

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