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nag



Pronunciation: (nag), [key]
v., nagged, nag•ging,
n.


v.t.
1. to annoy by persistent faultfinding, complaints, or demands.
2. to keep in a state of troubled awareness or anxiety, as a recurrent pain or problem: She had certain misgivings that nagged her.

v.i.
1. to find fault or complain in an irritating, wearisome, or relentless manner (often fol. by at): If they start nagging at each other, I'm going home.
2. to cause pain, discomfort, distress, depression, etc. (often fol. by at): This headache has been nagging at me all day.

n.
1. Also,nagger.a person who nags, esp. habitually.
2. an act or instance of nagging.

nag



Pronunciation: (nag), [key]
n.
1. an old, inferior, or worthless horse.
2. Slang.any horse, esp. a racehorse.
3. a small riding horse or pony.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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