English version

henpecked

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhenpeckedhen‧pecked /ˈhenpekt/ adjective 🔊 🔊 RELATIONSHIPOBEYa man who is henpecked is always being told what to do by his wife, and is afraid to disagree with her 🔊 a henpecked husband
Examples from the Corpus
henpeckedIn some polygamous species, such as the patas monkey, the males become henpecked.Celie strived not to conform to a stereotyped henpecked housebound wife.Rip Van Winkle, a kindly, lazy, henpecked man, set out for a remote part of the Catskill Mountains.
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