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- v. Present participle of nag.
- n. The action of the verb nag.
- adj. causing persistent mild pain
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Fault-finding; teasing; persistently annoying.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. continually complaining or faultfinding
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I've been avoiding blogging politics lately, because I'm as sick of it as anybody else, and if you haven't already made up your mind who to vote for and figured out how to get to the polls, all the continued nagging is going to do is drive people off, at this point.
What you call the nagging doubts Ken has prompted me to post: Nagging doubts: Confessions of a teacher trainer.
For the record I do not find joy in nagging and chastising my children.
Their incessant nagging is getting to Jim … getting to him so much he begins acting and gesturing … like … Michael.
There is no future in nagging or bullying Israel to commit suicide by the admission of a fatal locust swarm of enemies.
(Afternote: I'm not saying their nagging is a good thing.
So hopefully this doesn’t sound like nagging from a holier-than-thou senior editor …
As he steps into the booth, he recalls his nagging wife standing at the door with a food stamp card, telling him to vote for a frumpy, middle-aged, elitist named Coakley.
Reminders (aka nagging) will keep the message fresh.
Reminders aka nagging will keep the message fresh.