Meaning of “henpecked” in the English Dictionary

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"henpecked" in British English

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uk /ˈhen.pekt/ us /ˈhen.pekt/ disapproving

A henpecked man is controlled by and a little frightened of a woman, especially his wife.

(Definition of “henpecked” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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