Definition of henpecked in English:

henpecked

Pronunciation /ˈhenpekt/ /ˈhɛnpɛkt/

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adjective

informal
  • Continually criticized and given orders by one's wife or female partner (typically used of a man)

    • ‘his father, a henpecked husband, is petrified to raise a voice’
    browbeaten, downtrodden, bullied, dominated, nagged, subjugated, oppressed, repressed, intimidated, ground down, without a mind of one's own, tied to someone's apron strings, under someone's heel
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