henpecked

['hɛn'pɛkt]
  • adj. 惧内的
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henpecked 怕老婆的

hen,母鸡,peck,啄。比喻用法。

henpecked (adj.)
1670s, an image from hen + peck (v.).
The henpect Man rides behind his Wife, and lets her wear the Spurs and govern the Reins. [Samuel Butler]
The verb henpeck (1680s) apparently is a back-formation.
1. People refer the man who was afraid of his wife as henpecked.
人们把那个怕老婆的男人叫“妻管严”.

来自《简明英汉词典》

2. When they returned home, Tun - weng said, " Our Eldest must certainly be henpecked.
回家之后, 遯 翁道: “ 老大准怕老婆.

来自汉英文学 - 围城

3. Among Chinese philosophers, Wang Yang - ming was henpecked. "
中国哲学家里, 王阳明是怕老婆的. ”

来自汉英文学 - 围城

4. A henpecked husband always gives in to his wife.
妻管严丈夫总是屈服于妻子.

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5. He is such a muddlehead; I can see he's going to be henpecked.
鸿渐真是糊涂虫, 我看他将来要怕老婆的.

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