Posted by TheFallen on April 21, 2003
In Reply to: Domineering wife and submissive husband posted by henry on April 21, 2003
: : : What other words or expressions can we use to describe a domineering wife and a submissive husband? Thanks.
: : A good match?
: : A domineering wife - shrew. Submissive husband -- Caspar Milquetoast, henpecked.
: Jezebel for a controlling influence
She wears the pants in that household. There's also the rather coarse adjective to describe an overly meek husband - "pussywhipped".