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henpecked

adjective uk   us   /ˈhen.pekt/ disapproving
A henpecked man is controlled by and a little frightened of a woman, especially his wife.
Translations of “henpecked”
in Chinese (Traditional) 懼內的,妻管嚴的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 惧内的,妻管严的…
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