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English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Middle English nagge, cognate with Dutch negge

Noun

Singular
nag

Plural
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nag ({{{1}}})
  1. A small horse; a pony.
  2. An old useless horse.
  3. One who nags.
Translations

Etymology 2

Probably from a Scandinavian source; compare Swedish nagga (to gnaw, grumble), Danish nagge, Icelandic nagga (to complain).

Verb

Infinitive
to nag

Third person singular
nag

Simple past
ing

Past participle
-

Present participle
g

to nag (third-person singular simple present nag, present participle g, simple past and past participle ing)
  1. To bother with persistent memories.
    The notion that he forgot something nagged him the rest of the day.
  2. To repeatedly complain about insignificant matters.
  3. To act inappropriately in the eyes of peers, to backstab, to verbally abuse.
Translations

Afrikaans

Etymology

Dutch nacht

Noun

nag (plural nagte)

  1. The period between sunset and sunrise, when the sky is dark; night.
  2. (countable) darkness.

Croatian

Adjective

nag

  1. naked

Danish

Noun

nag

  1. grudge

Slovene

Adjective

nag

  1. naked

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