- vi. 威吓；愚弄
- n. 虚张声势的人；威吓者；恃强凌弱的人
- vt. 威吓；欺凌
- hector (n.)
- late 14c., "a valiant warrior," 1650s as slang for "a blustering, turbulent, pervicacious, noisy fellow" [Johnson], Heck for short, both in reference to the provocative character of Hektor, Trojan hero, oldest son of Priam and Hecuba, in the "Iliad." It represents Greek hektor, literally "holder, stayer;" an agent noun from ekhein "to have, hold, possess" (see scheme). The word was used mid-1600s in reference to London street gangs. As a proper name it is rare in England but used in Scotland to render Gaelic Eachdonn.
- hector (v.)
- 1650s, from Hector (n.), in reference to his encouragement of his fellow Trojans to keep up the fight. Related: Hectored; hectoring.
- 1. You wear hector's cloak.
- 2. She does now and then hector a little.
- 3. He had been disturbed by the news of the attack on Hector Coyne.
- 4. I suppose you'll hector me until I phone him.
- 5. Hector returned his scrutiny with deep interest.
[ hector 造句 ]