verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of hoard
Examples from the Web for hoarder
She was a hoarder and a person of uncertain origin: was she French or merely someone pretending to be French?
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.Charles Lever, His Life in His Letters, Vol. II (of II)|Edmund Downey
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.