The definition of hector is a bully, or it is a man's name.
An example of a hector is a teenager who always makes fun of and pushes others.
An example of Hector is Homer's character in Iliad who was killed by Achilles.
The definition of hector is to bully.
An example of hector is to constantly make fun of someone.
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a swaggering fellow; bully
after Hector: in early pop. drama he was portrayed as a bully
transitive verb, intransitive verb
to browbeat; bully
noun a masculine name in Homer's Iliad, the greatest Trojan hero, killed by Achilles to avenge the death of Patroclus: he is Priam's oldest son
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Hektōr, lit., holding fast < echein, to hold, have: for IE base see school Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
hec·tors verb , transitive
To intimidate or dominate in a blustering way.
verb , intransitive
To behave like a bully; swagger.
Origin: Latin Hectōr, Hektor, from Greek Hektōr.
noun Greek Mythology
A Trojan prince, the eldest son of Priam and Hecuba, killed by Achilles in Homer's
Iliad. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved. hector - Cultural Definition
In classical mythology, a prince of
Troy and the bravest of the Trojan warriors. At the end of the Trojan War (see also Trojan War), Achilles killed Hector and then dragged his body behind a chariot around the walls of Troy. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.