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nagverb [I or T]

uk   us   /næɡ/ (-gg-)
to criticize or complain often in an annoying way: [+ obj + to infinitive ] My mum's always nagging me to get my hair cut. If you stop nagging at me, I might actually do it. I'm always nagging him about his diet.
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nagnoun [C]

uk   us   /næɡ/ old-fashioned informal
a horse, especially one that is too old to be useful
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