Definition of hector :
1. A bully; a blustering, turbulent, insolent, fellow; one who vexes or provokes.
2. To play the bully; to bluster; to be turbulent or insolent.
3. To treat with insolence; to threaten; to bully; hence, to torment by words; to tease; to taunt; to worry or irritate by bullying.
study at bait, bulldoze, bludgeon, intimidate, push around, needle, bully, menace, cow, badger, taunt, browbeat, bulldozer, hound, swagger, threaten, ballyrag, intimidator, heckle, boss around, nag, bait, ride, brave, over, browbeater, bullyrag, bother, strong-arm
- Hector was surprised by his docility. - "Fantômas", Pierre Souvestre Marcel Allain.
- Chaucer seems to be unable to picture an army without it, and we find him relating how, from ancient Troy,- Hector and many a worthy wight out went With spear in hand, and with their big bows bent. - "Chaucer", Adolphus William Ward.
- Nothing is more likely than that those palpable blunders of HectorÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ s quoting Aristotle, with others of that gross kind, sprung from the same root: It not being at all credible that these could be the errors of any man who had the least tincture of a School, or the least conversation with such as had. - "Eighteenth Century Essays on Shakespeare", D. Nichol Smith.