Definition of hector verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

hector

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈhɛktər//
 
hector somebody+ speech(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they hector
 
he / she / it hectors
 
past simple hectored
 
-ing form hectoring
 
 
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to try to make someone do something by talking or behaving in an aggressive way synonym bully
 
adjective a hectoring tone of voice
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