henpecked


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harassed by persistent nagging

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Henpecked finished runner-up to Esspeegee in an amateur riders' handicap, though that perhaps does not tell the full story as she encountered a rough passage towards the winning line.
TheDailyPreview COMEDY CHEKHOV Bridge House Theatre, Warwick JUST how many parcels can a henpecked husband carry?
He played Timothy Lumsden, a 40-something librarian who lived at home with his domineering mother Phyllis and henpecked father Sydney.
This henpecked defender of hopeless cases is the most delightful eccentric on British television.
WHILE Italian boys have always been henpecked by their mothers, AC Milan's general manager Adriano Galliani has decided to get in on the act after Pippo Inzaghi dropped out of the Benfica game with tonsillitis.
Dr P's teaching methods are unconventional to say the least, heaping humiliation and misery upon his students, including henpecked husband Diego (Sanz), desperately shy Eli (Louiso) and mummy's boy Walsh (Walsh).
You can tell by his movement that the henpecked university professor -- whose lack of advancement and ambition has long rankled his wife -- is out of place even in his own home.
A henpecked headteacher who killed his bullying wife with a single punch, sawed her body into nine pieces and hid them in the fridge-freezer has been jailed for a total of five years at the Old Bailey.
In the story, first published in The New Yorker magazine in 1939 and collected in My World--and Welcome to It (1942), Mitty is a reticent, henpecked proofreader who is befuddled by everyday life.
At the end he goes home, finds his wife there, and is glad to be a middle-aged, henpecked husband again.
He created a minor sensation with the production of Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I ' m Feelin ' So Sad (1960), about an overprotective mother, Madame Rosepettle, who travels with her henpecked, retarded son, a pet piranha, man - eating Venus 's - flytraps, and her dead husband in a coffin.
Visitors to the decidedly dodgy boozer will meet the 'regulars' who reveal secrets and scandal over a pint of Gallows Ale or a non-alcoholic brew, before encountering the lively landlady and her henpecked husband.
But given the economic upheavals, political scandals, the miners' strike and all manner of difficulties following the Royal wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Di, the BBC for much of the period resembled a henpecked husband just waiting to be given a good kicking.
Robert, 87, who played henpecked husband Howard Sibshaw in the BBC1 sitcom, has been signed on a deal to start next month.
Later, the CSIs discover from Neal's brother that he was henpecked and was supposed to meet him in the club that night.