nag

The word “nag” has 1 syllable: nag.

It's pronounced as /næɡ/.


What is synonym and antonym for nag?

In the thesaurus, “nag” has 24 synonyms and 18 antonyms.

Here are synonyms and antonyms for nag along with examples of usage in sentences.


Synonyms for nag

  • annoy
  • badger
  • beg
  • berate
  • bother
  • complain
  • dog
  • fuss
  • hector
  • henpeck
  • horse
  • hound
  • irk
  • irritate
  • needle
  • pester
  • pick at
  • scold
  • scream
  • tease
  • torment
  • urge
  • vex
  • whine

Antonyms for nag

  • accept
  • aid
  • assist
  • bear
  • commend
  • compliment
  • delight
  • endure
  • help
  • laud
  • make happy
  • please
  • praise
  • recommend
  • rejoice
  • soothe
  • take
  • tolerate

Meanings of nag

  • noun
    1. A small horse; a pony.
    2. An old useless horse.
    3. A paramour.
    4. Someone or something that nags.
    5. A repeated complaint or reminder.
    6. A persistent, bothersome thought or worry.
  • verb
    1. To continuously remind or complain to (someone) in an annoying way, often about insignificant or unnecessary matters.
    2. To bother with persistent thoughts or memories.
    3. To bother or disturb persistently in any way.

Example Sentences

  • The persistent mosquito continued to nag the hikers, making the trek less enjoyable.
  • Her constant nag about the unfinished chores became a point of contention in their relationship.
  • The software update notification on the computer would not stop to nag the user.
  • During the meeting, the boss couldn't help but nag about the upcoming deadlines.
  • The dripping faucet seemed to nag with each rhythmic sound, demanding attention.

On this page you'll find 42 synonyms, antonyms, or another words to nag, such as: accept, aid, annoy, assist, badger, bear, beg.

Make sure to choose synonyms and antonyms that are appropriate for the context of the sentence.

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