There are 2 definitions of Hector in English:

Hector

Syllabification: Hec·tor
Pronunciation: /ˈhektər
 
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Greek Mythology
  • 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.

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There are 2 definitions of Hector in English:

hector

Syllabification: hec·tor
Pronunciation: /ˈhektər
 
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verb

[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
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    • 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.
    Synonyms
    bully, intimidate, browbeat, harass, torment, plague; coerce, strong-arm; threaten, menace
    informal bulldoze

Derivatives

hectoringly

Pronunciation: /ˈhekt(ə)riNGlē/
adverb
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  • 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.

Origin

late Middle English: from the Greek name 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 youths in London, England), hence 'talk to in a bullying way'.

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