Nag vs Nad - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between nag and nad
is that nag
is a small horse; a pony or nag
can be one who while nad
is grace, an arbitrary act of goodness from a higher authority.
As a verb nag
is to repeatedly remind or complain to someone in an annoying way, often about insignificant matters.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(etyl) nagge'', cognate with Dutch ''negge
A small horse; a pony.
An old useless horse.
(obsolete, derogatory) A paramour.
* 1598 , , III. x. 11:
- Yon ribaudred nag of Egypt – Whom leprosy o'ertake!
* (old useless horse) dobbin, hack, jade, plug
* (old useless horse) bum (racing )
Probably from a (etyl) source; compare Swedish .
To repeatedly remind or complain to someone in an annoying way, often about insignificant matters.
To act inappropriately in the eyes of peers, to backstab, to verbally abuse.
To bother with persistent memories.
Other sorts of persistent annoyance, e.g.:
- The notion that he forgot something nagged him the rest of the day.
- A nagging pain in his left knee
- A nagging north wind
(linguistics) noun animate dependent
(slang, mostly plural) testicle
* 2004 , Bob Gunn, Sex, Ghosts and Gumshoes (page 119)
- I look down and the little one has already cut right through my ball sac and is in the process of slicing my left nad free.