verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of hoard
Synonyms for hoard
Examples from the Web for hoarder
Contemporary Examples of hoarder
She was a hoarder and a person of uncertain origin: was she French or merely someone pretending to be French?Vivian Maier: Still Missing
April 24, 2014
Historical Examples of hoarder
In his life's story there were no paragraphs that old Maddy was a hoarder of gold or a promoter or exploiter of things found.David Lannarck, Midget
George S. Harney
This hoarder of dead bodies, with his stiff and almost heavy movements, is astonishingly quick at storing away wreckage.The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles
Jean Henri Fabre
It was no new thing to me to know the Irish peasant in his character as a hoarder and a saver.
He was considered eccentric and "a hoarder up of English gold."The Stronghold
Hoarder's apparatus for measuring the length of spark for Leyden jar and coil.The Boy's Playbook of Science
John Henry Pepper
Word Origin for hoard
Old English hord "treasure, valuable stock or store," from Proto-Germanic *huzdam (cf. Old Saxon hord "treasure, hidden or inmost place," Old Norse hodd, German Hort, Gothic huzd "treasure," literally "hidden treasure"), from PIE root *(s)keu- "to cover, conceal" (see hide (n.1)).
Old English hordian, cognate with Old High German gihurten, German gehorden, Gothic huzdjan, from the root of hoard (n.). Related: Hoarded; hoarding.