Synonyms of nag in English

: nag1nag2

nag1


See definition of nag

verb

1‘I don't want to nag you but you really should eat something’

SYNONYMS
harass, keep on at, go on at, harp on at, badger, keep after, give someone a hard time, get on someone's back, persecute, chivvy, hound, harry, bully, pick on, criticize, find fault with, keep complaining to, moan at, moan on at, grumble at, henpeck, carp at, scold, upbraid, berate
informal hassle
North American informal ride
Australian informal heavy

2‘one question has been nagging me for weeks’

SYNONYMS
trouble, worry, bother, plague, torment, niggle, prey on one's mind, gnaw at, hang over, haunt, weigh down, weigh heavily on, lie heavy on, burden, cause anxiety to
annoy, irritate, vex, irk, rankle with
Northern English mither
informal bug, aggravate

noun

1‘she's such a nag’

SYNONYMS
shrew, nagger, harpy, termagant, harridan
moaner, complainer, grumbler, fault-finder, carper, caviller
North American informal kvetch
Scottish, Northern Irish informal targe
archaic scold

Synonyms of nag in English

: nag1nag2

nag2


See definition of nag

noun

1‘she can ride any old nag and get the best out of it’

SYNONYMS
worn-out horse, old horse, hack, Rosinante
informal bag of bones
North American informal plug, crowbait
Australian, New Zealand informal moke
British informal, dated screw
archaic jade, rip, keffel