Remind vs Nag - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between remind and nag
is that remind
is to cause one to experience a memory (of someone or something); to bring to the notice or consideration (of a person) while nag
is to repeatedly remind or complain to someone in an annoying way, often about insignificant matters.
As a noun nag is
a small horse; a pony or nag
can be one who.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
To cause one to experience a memory (of someone or something); to bring to the notice or consideration (of a person).
* 1849 , , Shirley , ch. 3:
* 1915 , , Victory: An Island Tale , "Author's Note":
- I am aware, reader, and you need not remind me, that it is a dreadful thing for a parson to be warlike.
- His eyes were green and every cat I see to this day reminds me of the exact contour of his face.
* put someone in mind of
(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