henpeck (someone)

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henpeck (someone)

Of a woman, to thoroughly and continually dominate, intimidate, bully, or browbeat (a man), especially her boyfriend, partner, or husband. Janet is usually so nice, but when she's around her husband, she just henpecks him relentlessly.
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Earlier, Shell had to turn away as Michelle snogged Stuart in the garden and hen-pecked him for smiling while he was in bed chained to the arts graduate.
Earlier, long-suffering Shell had to turn away as Michelle had a passionate clinch with Stuart in the garden - then hen-pecked him for smiling while he was in bed with the arts graduate.