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Friday, February 06, 2004

Definitions for hector

  1. A bully.
  2. To intimidate or harass in a blustering way; to bully.
  3. To play the bully; to bluster.

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Citations for hector
At both ends of the escalators, attendants . . . hector and berate any passenger who steps out of line. Jeffrey Tayler, The Atlantic
. . .salespersons who glom onto you and relentlessly hector you until you buy a service agreement. Dave Barry, Washington Post
Origin of hector
Hector derives from Greek Hektor, in Greek mythology the chief Trojan warrior and the eldest son of Priam, King of Troy.
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