hen ( hens plural )
1 n-count A hen is a female chicken. People often keep hens in order to eat them or sell their eggs.
2 n-count The female of any bird can be referred to as a hen.
hen night ( hen nights plural ) A hen night is a party for a woman who is getting married very soon, to which only women are invited.
hen party ( hen parties plural ) A hen party is a party to which only women are invited.
hen-pecked , henpecked
You use hen-pecked to describe a man when you disapprove of the fact that his wife, or another woman, is always telling him what to do or telling him that he has done something wrong.
INFORMAL adj usu ADJ n (disapproval)
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