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henpecked

Of a man, thoroughly and continually dominated, intimidated, bullied, or browbeaten by a woman, especially his wife or girlfriend. John used to be the most adventurous, spontaneous guy I knew, but since he got married, he's become totally henpecked. I hope I never become some henpecked husband like my father was.
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References in classic literature ?
These, however, when they do take place, produce no unhappiness, and are preceded by no bickerings; for the simple reason, than an ill-used wife or a henpecked husband is not obliged to file a bill in Chancery to obtain a divorce.
That ever I should live to see you a henpecked husband and enjoying it
Set in the plush silk stocking district of Brighton and Hove, over one day, we meet a henpecked husband reflecting on the onset of middle age and arranging illicit meetings on Brighton Pier, a frustrated wife reviving a lost romance, a lecherous vicar and an interfering daily help.
Daughter Denise and her henpecked husband David are always crammed on the family sofa next to mum Barb, despite having a home of their own.
Dawn shone in her role as the wife of henpecked husband Jack, played by the late Bill Tarmey, as the duo endeared themselves to millions of Corrie's fans.
The former is a henpecked husband, the latter a selfpitying stoner who's yanked from a post-break-up funk when an adorable kitten turns up on his doorstep.
In fact, being a henpecked husband may not be considered such a humiliating insult anymore, since it actually gives secret pleasure to some men who think they are so lucky to have wiser, more hardworking, and more capable wives.
Elsewhere, the classic villain got a psycho twist with Riteish Deshmukh's henpecked husband driven to lunacy in Ek Villain .
Showing a warm and surprising restraint in the role of a madly inventive grifter, henpecked husband and loving adoptive father (to Rosalyn's son), the actor is increasingly called upon to fill the story's moral center as the stakes and shenanigans around him escalate.
A wife-term in jail A henpecked husband in Edinburg, Texas went to extreme lengths to hide his big night out with the boys from his wife by faking his own kidnapping.
I would not be surprised if this henpecked husband allowed his insatiable wife to spend the night elsewhere.
He claimed he was a henpecked husband who "flipped" after she threatened to leave him to go back to her native Thailand.
We also met Theresa and her henpecked husband at her famous Socca stall - it's a kind of delicious chickpea crepe - just a stone's throw from the sea.
So begins the title story of this wry and witty collection, narrated by a henpecked husband who, it turns out, has Alzheimer's disease.
TheDailyPreview COMEDY CHEKHOV Bridge House Theatre, Warwick JUST how many parcels can a henpecked husband carry?