nagging

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈnægɪŋ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈnægɪŋ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(naging)


From the verb nag: (⇒ conjugate)
nagging is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

nagging

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. am (sick and) tired of your nagging
  2. your [constant, relentless] nagging
  3. my [wife's, partner's] nagging
  4. the nagging of a doubt
  5. [can, would] you stop your nagging?
  6. a nagging injury
  7. have a nagging [feeling, doubt, suspicion] (that)
adj
  1. a nagging [dilemma, question, issue, problem]
  2. [disturbed, plagued, perturbed] by a nagging [dilemma]
  3. have a nagging [suspicion, feeling, sensation] that
  4. suffering from a nagging [pain, backache, headache, toothache]
  5. a nagging [wife, spouse, partner, parent]
  6. a nagging injury
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

nag

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. don't be such a nag!
  2. is always such a nag!
  3. is married to a nag
  4. is [a constant, an incessant] nag
  5. the nag of something you [forgot, meant to do]
  6. a nag in the back of your head
  7. the nag of doubt
  8. is just an old nag
  9. informal: riding [an old, a smelly] nag
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