hector ( hectors 3rd person present) ( hectoring present participle) ( hectored past tense & past participle ) If you say that someone is hectoring you, you do not like the way they are trying to make you do something by bothering you and talking to you aggressively. verb
I suppose you'll hector me until I phone him. V n
hectoring adj usu ADJ n
In a loud, hectoring tone, Alan told us that he wasn't going to waste time discussing nonsense.
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