Origin of hoarding1
Origin of hoarding2
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of hoard
Examples from the Web for hoarding
Panicked, I reached out to hoarding experts, who often refer to any kind of obsessive digital collecting as “infomania.”
Hoarding has always conjured nightmare scenarios of impassible rooms filled to the brim.
Perhaps I should be more understanding, now that my own hoarding tendencies are flaring up.
But in the Digital Age, we're at risk of a new type of hoarding that is equally problematic.
The financial system is awash with money, yet the Federal Reserve accuses both consumers and institutions of hoarding it.
One side of the road for men, and the other for women, and a hoarding—without posters between them.Tono Bungay|H. G. Wells
He was regarded by all as an avaricious, griping old miser, whose whole life was devoted to the hoarding up of gold.
Equal unto Indra in wealth and Kuvera in hoarding, he is the protector of the worlds like unto Manu himself of mighty prowess.The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 4|Kisari Mohan Ganguli
To get at the men who were hoarding en masse for speculation and price-boosting purposes, an efficient secret service was needed.The Iron Ration|George Abel Schreiner
Back swung her mind to the old woman in the great bed, giving up her soul to the hoarding of money.Barbara Lynn|Emily J. Jenkinson
Word Origin for hoarding
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.