Origin of hoarding1
Origin of hoarding2
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of hoard
Synonyms for hoard
Related Words for hoardingamass, stockpile, stash, gather, save, hide, squirrel, treasure, acquire, cache, garner, collect, deposit, scrimp, keep, store
Examples from the Web for hoarding
Contemporary Examples of hoarding
Panicked, I reached out to hoarding experts, who often refer to any kind of obsessive digital collecting as “infomania.”
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.How Young People Are Destroying Liberty
October 11, 2014
Hoarding is now a cottage industry, as shoppers try to get a jump on price gougers by snapping up staple goods by the trunk-load.Venezuela’s Audio Hoax Sees Chavez Speaking From the Grave
October 8, 2013
Historical Examples of hoarding
She had been hoarding it up for that secret hour, and now she was alone with it, and all the world was still.The Eternal City
The Pasha also seems perfectly indifferent to hoarding money.Journal of a Residence at Bagdad
Nearly every other omnibus carried the legend of The Plague-Spot; every hoarding had it.A Great Man
Thousands of millions of tons of it, while we've been hoarding it by grams.Masters of Space
Edward Elmer Smith
"Hoarding," a voice answered, and others supplied the few details.Police Your Planet
Lester del Rey
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.