Definition Of hector

verb

a Trojan warrior, son of Priam and Hecuba and husband of Andromache. He was killed by Achilles, who dragged his body behind his chariot three times around the walls of Troy.

talk to (someone) in a bullying way.

she doesn't hector us about giving up things

Example Of hector

  • And for this reason she hectored him knowing how difficult and balky he tended to be, especially towards her.

  • But commandeering my computer for an entire week in order to hector me into giving them more personal information is unconscionable.

  • But for the most part the tone of the works on show alternates between the hectoringly political and the philosophically profound.

  • But the guy continued hectoring me to watch more episodes so that I might become enlightened and see the error of my ways.

  • Fair enough - if listening to him hectoring us about scarce resources and carbon emissions is what it takes to conserve the planet then it's a price worth paying.


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