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Domineering wife and submissive husband

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".