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Meaning of Hector

Hec•tor

Pronunciation: (hek'tur), [key]
— n.
  1. the eldest son of Priam and husband of Andromache: the greatest Trojan hero in the Trojan War, killed by Achilles.
  2. (l.c.) a blustering, domineering person; a bully.
  3. a male given name.
—v.t.
  1. (l.c.) to treat with insolence; bully; torment: The teacher hectored his students incessantly.
—v.i.
  1. (l.c.) to act in a blustering, domineering way; be a bully.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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