Synonyms of nag in English

: nag1nag2

nag1


See definition of nag

verb

1‘I don't want to nag you but you really should eat something’

SYNONYMS

harass, keep on at, go on at, harp on at, badger, keep after, give someone a hard time, get on someone's back, persecute, chivvy, hound, harry, bully, pick on, criticize, find fault with, keep complaining to, moan at, moan on at, grumble at, henpeck, carp at, scold, upbraid, berate

informal hassle

North American informal ride

Australian informal heavy

2‘one question has been nagging me for weeks’

SYNONYMS

trouble, worry, bother, plague, torment, niggle, prey on one's mind, gnaw at, hang over, haunt, weigh down, weigh heavily on, lie heavy on, burden, cause anxiety to

annoy, irritate, vex, irk, rankle with

Northern English mither

informal bug, aggravate


noun

1‘she's such a nag’

SYNONYMS

shrew, nagger, harpy, termagant, harridan

moaner, complainer, grumbler, fault-finder, carper, caviller

North American informal kvetch

Northern Irish Scottish informal targe

archaic scold


Synonyms of nag in English

: nag1nag2

nag2


See definition of nag

noun

1‘she can ride any old nag and get the best out of it’

SYNONYMS

worn-out horse, old horse, hack, Rosinante

informal bag of bones

North American informal plug, crowbait

NZ Australian informal moke

British dated, informal screw

archaic jade, rip, keffel