Definition of Hectorer
1. one that hectors [n -S] - See also: hectors
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hectorer
Literary usage of Hectorer
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Prairie: A Tale by James Fenimore Cooper (1898)
"But you, old Esther, should know better than to think such will ever be the nature of things in the family of Ishmael Bush." "Ah! you are a hectorer with ..."
2. Works by James Fenimore Cooper (1892)
"But you, old Esther, should know better than to think such will ever be the nature of things '.n the family of Ishmael Bush." 9 " Ah ! you are a hectorer ..."
3. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1834)
"... or the hectorer, because he was everlastingly discussing the why and the wherefore — lecturing, exalting, degrading and rejecting men, matters, ..."
4. Potter's American Monthly (1881)
"... even though all he said and did went to prove that he was no bragging heir, no odious hectorer over that which had suddenly become his. ..."
5. Letters of Major Jack Downing of the Downingville Militia by Seba Smith, Charles Augustus Davis (1864)
"... finds it out I'll never heer the last of it, and then if Jim Pendergrass gets hold of it, what shall I do ? He is the most awful hectorer that ever ..."