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Definition of hectoring adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

hectoring

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈhektərɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhektərɪŋ//
 
(formal)
 
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done or said in an aggressive way in order to try to make somebody do something a hectoring tone of voice

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