nagged nagged  /ˈnæɡd/

Definition(s):

  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)

Usage(s):

  1. I nagged them to diversify their portfolio -- you know, buy a bushel basket of Krugerrands and bury them in the backyard, or maybe put a few million into a mutual fund.
  2. The question that has nagged scholars for years is whether these works were produced by Gutenberg or by someone known only as the 36-line printer.
  3. Those who are married to high officers nagged away at their husbands to have something done about us.

News

  1. Facebook Just Hijacked Every Ad Mentioning Twitter Hashtags

    “[Twitter bird logo] #brand” just became an endangered species. Hashtags are becoming universal as Facebook will start supporting them. That neutralizes an important growth vector for Twitter. Before, each print or tv ad mentioning a hashtag nagged people to join Twitter. Now they can join the real-time conversation through the social network they already use. Businesses and events want their ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: TechCrunch

  2. Who's the worst backseat driver? (Hint: Not the kids)

    There are few things more frustrating as a driver than being nagged by a know-it-all passenger. But who makes the worst backseat (or side-seat) driver?According to a new survey, spouses – whether husbands or wives – top the list, while children are usually the least irritating passengers. That’s something both men and women agree on, according to a poll of 500 drivers by Insurance.com. Read more ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: MSNBC

  3. Apple updates the App Store app with a new look, features

    In addition to all the other changes in iOS 7, Apple updated the App Store with a fresh look and feel. The App Store has a new kids category that sorts apps by age, which is great for parents. There's also a new feature that'll let you find apps that are popular near you. One other time-saving improvement is the addition of auto-update for all iOS apps. You'll never have to be nagged by that ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Unofficial Apple Weblog

Quotes

  1. "I called and nagged him," Midler told People. "His G-Unity Foundation gives a million dollars away every year in grants to non profits all over the city. They're just brilliant."
    on Nov 4, 2008 By: Bette Midler Source: SOHH

  2. "I've seen him come back from so much, how tough he is and how competitive he is, and I've also seen different injuries that have nagged him for awhile," Warner said. "I think that's going to be the biggest question, not his heart or his...
    on Jan 6, 2010 By: Kurt Warner Source: ESPNMilwaukee.com (blog)

  3. Former NSW premier Bob Carr remembers the years, the determination and the work Rudd put into climbing to the top: "He nagged the party into it, kept insisting. He willed himself there. He couldn't be overlooked. He was always in your diary or at...
    on Jun 6, 2010 By: Bob Carr Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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