(noun, verb)


1. someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault

Similar word(s): nagger, scold, scolder

Definition categories: person

2. an old or over-worked horse

Similar word(s): hack, jade, plug

Definition categories: animal, horse


1. bother persistently with trivial complaints

- She nags her husband all day long

Similar word(s): peck

Definition categories: communication, complain, kick, kvetch, plain, quetch

2. worry persistently

- nagging concerns and doubts

Definition categories: emotion, vex, worry

3. remind or urge constantly

- she nagged to take a vacation

Definition categories: cognition, remind

Sentences with nag as a verb:

- The notion that he forgot something nagged him the rest of the day.

- A nagging pain in his left knee

- A nagging north wind