Part of speech:
To annoy by constant scolding, complaining, or urging.
To find fault with:
To object when there is little reason to do so; resort to trivial faultfinding; carp; quibble (at or about)
(Intransitive) To do something which is of negligible inconvenience.
1784, William Cowper, "A Review of Schools", in Poems, 1859 ed., page 219:
Naggingly critical or complaining.
Excessively critical; captious.
To move or flow with a rippling or gurgling sound.
To utter sounds which somewhat resemble language, but are inarticulate and indistinct.
To adjudge someone guilty of a crime or to impose sentence, especially a severe penalty such as death or life imprisonment.
To speak of in a slighting or disrespectful way.
(Now Rare) To differ with another's opinion; disagree
To seek something in a sly or indirect way:
To fuss is defined as to make a big deal about something.
To nag and domineer over (one's husband)
To show little interest in food by taking only small bites intermittently
To be concerned with or find fault with insignificant details.
To talk or say in a loud, wild, extravagant way; declaim violently; rave
To scold is to criticize, chastise or rebuke someone for something.
To engage in conversation:
To disregard deliberately; pay no attention to; refuse to consider
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