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Synonyms for hector
ˈhɛk tər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Hector(verb)

    (Greek mythology) a mythical Trojan who was killed by Achilles during the Trojan War

  2. strong-arm, bully, browbeat, bullyrag, ballyrag, boss around, hector, push around(verb)

    be bossy towards

    "Her big brother always bullied her when she was young"

    strong-arm, push around, boss around, bullyrag, bully, swagger, browbeat, ballyrag

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. hector(v)

    bully, swagger, annoy, bluster, boast, vaunt, harass, threaten, tease, worry

    cower, shrink, hide, skulk, abscond

Editors Contribution

  1. submmisive

    to give in to others to not cause an argument.

    submissive behavior is not assertive behavior.

    Submitted by rinat on December 2, 2015  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hector(n.)

    bully, blusterer, swaggerer, noisy fellow

  2. hector(v. a.)

    bully, threaten, menace

  3. hector(v. a.)

    vex, tease, annoy, fret, harry, worry, irritate, provoke

  4. hector(v. n.)

    bluster, swagger, play the bully

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. hector(v)

    torment, tease, plague, bully, harass

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "héctor":

    héctor, harry


  1. List of known nicknames for "Hector":

    Heikki Harma

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  1. Hector Jairo Martinez:

    At Trump Tower in Manhattan, dozens of Dreamers demonstrated against the plan to end My DACA. I have built my life here in the U.S., for a little while I was about to breathe and move about freely. I kind of find Hector Jairo Martinez as an outsider looking into my life.

  2. Homer:

    At last is Hector stretch'd upon the plain,Who fear'd no vengeance for Patroclus slainThen, Prince You should have fear'd, what now you feelAchilles absent was Achilles stillYet a short space the great avenger stayed,Then low in dust thy strength and glory laid.

  3. Deirdre Daly:

    Hector Natal set fire to his neighbors' home knowing that two large families, which included older women and young children, were inside.

  4. Atlanta Braves:

    We are extremely disappointed and troubled to learn of the allegations involving Atlanta Braves outfielder Hector Olivera, we will continue to gather information and will address this matter appropriately as we determine the facts.

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