He's always nagging at Paula for wearing too much makeup.
2to make someone feel continuously worried or uncomfortable
a problem that had been nagging at him for days
One question still nagged me.
WORD FOCUS: ask WORD FOCUS: ask requestto officially ask for something consultto ask someone for advice demandto ask for something very forcefully nag/pesterto keep asking for something many times, in an annoying way beg/pleadto ask for something in an anxious or urgent way, because you want it very much question/interrogateto ask someone questions - used especially about the police or the army grillinformalto ask someone a lot of difficult questions cross-examineto ask someone questions in court - used about lawyers pollto ask a lot of people for their opinion about something ➔ See alsoask
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.