What does the word nag mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To scold or urge continually.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A small hourse; pony.

Usage examples for nag

  1. The moment I saw it fall I kicked my neighbour's nag in the ribs; it started, and he, turning in a rage, hit it. – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
  2. " They nag like a lot of old women," said Department Chief Bonner to me once; " and the best at a fire are often the worst in the house." – Children of the Tenements by Jacob A. Riis
  3. But think what an awful time she'd have, with all of them trying to nag her into a marriage with young Turnbull, or somebody of that kind. – The Jervaise Comedy by J. D. Beresford