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Meaning of NAGGING

Pronunciation:  'naging

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  continually complaining or faultfinding; "a shrewish wife"; "nagging parents"
 

NAGGING is a 7 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: ill-natured, shrewish
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Nag"ging\, a.
Fault-finding; teasing; persistently annoying; as, a nagging
toothache. [Colloq.]

 
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