Associations to the word «Hector»


HECTOR, noun. A bully; a blustering, turbulent, noisy fellow.
HECTOR, verb. (transitive) To intimidate or dominate in a blustering way.
HECTOR, verb. (intransitive) To behave like a bully; swagger.
HECTOR, proper noun. (Greek mythology) A Trojan hero in Iliad.
HECTOR, proper noun. A male given name

Dictionary definition

HECTOR, noun. (Greek mythology) a mythical Trojan who was killed by Achilles during the Trojan War.
HECTOR, verb. Be bossy towards; "Her big brother always bullied her when she was young".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats