Hay 2 definiciones de hector en inglés:

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Saltos de línea: hec¦tor
Pronunciación: /ˈhɛktə
 
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verbo

[with object]
Talk to (someone) in a bullying way: she doesn’t hector us about giving up things (as adjective hectoring) a brusque, hectoring manner
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Indeed, we've come a long way from the ‘responsibility era’ that Junior has been hectoring us about for the last four years.
  • 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.
Sinónimos
bully, intimidate, browbeat, cow, badger, chivvy, harass, torment, plague;
coerce, pressurize, strong-arm, threaten, menace, ride roughshod over, use strong-arm tactics on, dragoon
North American informal bullyrag

Origen

late Middle English: from the Trojan warrior Hector. Originally denoting a hero, the sense later became 'braggart or bully' (applied in the late 17th century to a member of a gang of London youths), hence 'talk to in a bullying way'.

Derivativos

hectoringly

adverbio
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • His message - the persistence and evolving continuity of life - is hardly profound, yet it hectoringly pervades four volumes totalling over two thousand pages.
  • But for the most part the tone of the works on show alternates between the hectoringly political and the philosophically profound.
  • The treatment is well-judged, pointed but never hectoringly didactic, in a screenplay by the director's brother.

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