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Synonyms for henpeck

to scold or find fault with constantly


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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.
vvHenpecked touched a low of 1.24 when cruising on the outside in the 1m2f handicap at Ayr, but Joe Fanning sneaked up the rail on 5-2 favourite Cymraeg Bounty to get first run and Henpecked couldn't get to him.
Hopefully, Team Whillans can strike with the appropriately named HENPECKED (7.15) on this Ladies' Night and I'll be able to pacify her indoors with a bottle of Krug 69 or perhaps Buckfast 15.
He claimed he was a henpecked husband who "flipped" after she threatened to leave him to go back to her native Thailand.
It is thought stalwarts including Sarah Lancashire, who played dizzy barmaid Raquel Watts; Denise Welch, who played man-eater Natalie Barnes, and Julie Goodyear and Roy Barraclough, who played Bet Gilroy and henpecked hubby Alec, could all make an appearance.
Such incidents happen mostly in the houses where husbands are henpecked.
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.
Meanwhile insiders also suggested that Alex feels "henpecked" and the couple may soon split.
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.
Whately, who played henpecked Neville in the classic TV show, joined in with workshops demonstrating crafts such as stone carving and wood turning for yesterday's event at Wallington Hall, Northumberland.
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 was jailed for a total of five years at the Old Bailey yesterday.
A throwback to the days when all you needed to get laughs was a foul-mouthed priest, a henpecked husband and gunplay galore, pic is contempo Latin comedy at its most brain-numblingly retrograde.
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.