nag nag  /ˈnæɡ/


  1. (n) someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault
  2. (n) an old or over-worked horse
  3. (v) bother persistently with trivial complaints
  4. (v) worry persistently
  5. (v) remind or urge constantly

Derived Word(s)


  1. Actually, mechanical docs will probably be in your house - from toilets that diagnose samples every time you tinkle to toothbrushes that check for gum disease and nag you to floss.
  2. Eventually, the other pros began to match her power, and injuries began to nag.
  3. At Santa Anita in December, Steiger's steed outran Savalas' nag by a healthy length and a half.



  1. Gates told a Senate panel on Wednesday that in meetings in Vilnius, Lithuania, with NATO defense ministers on Thursday and Friday he "once again will become a nag on the issue."
    on Feb 6, 2008 By: Robert Gates Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. Karl added: "If I was Kobe I wouldn't want [Jones] to cover me. He's a pain, he's a nag, he's always bothering you. He has a good defensive base, he has a good stance. He's professional. Whatever we want him to do, from fronts to denials, he's...
    on May 26, 2009 By: George Karl Source: ESPN

  3. "It isn't something I've had in a long time," James said. "When you have a sprain there's not much treatment you can do. It's not like you can get the swelling to go down by icing it. It's a sprain, so it's something that's going to nag on...
    on Jan 30, 2007 By: LeBron James Source: ESPN

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