from The Century Dictionary.

  • Governed or controlled entirely by one's wife; domineered over.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Particularly of husbands, plagued or overwhelmed by a nagging or overbearing wife.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective harassed by persistent nagging


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    October 9, 2007

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