Meaning of nag


Pronunciation: (nag), [key]
— v., n. nagged, nag•ging,
  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.
  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.
  1. a person who nags, esp. habitually.
  2. an act or instance of nagging.


Pronunciation: (nag), [key]
— n.
  1. an old, inferior, or worthless horse.
  2. 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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