verb (used without object), hord·ed, hord·ing.
Origin of horde
Examples from the Web for horde
But along with the cartoon funk is an all-too-real story of police brutality embodied by a horde of evil Pigs.‘Black Dynamite’ Presents Police Brutality: The Musical|Stereo Williams|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Here is a title that, in its prologue, tasks players with fighting a horde of angels on top of a moving jet.Bayonetta Is Nintendo’s Graphic, Ass-Kicking Barbie|Alec Kubas-Meyer|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Perhaps the threat of legal action has also played a role in curbing the horde of dyspeptic deviants.‘The Fappening’ Is Dead: From A-List Hacking Victims to D-Listers Accused of Leaking Nudes For PR|Marlow Stern|October 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mrs. Clooney has been followed around Athens during a three-day visit by a horde of paparazzi that number into the hundreds.
At about 10 p.m., a horde of Hungarian police officers raided the bar, demanding that everybody show their identification.American Racist Richard Spencer Gets to Play the Martyr in Hungary|James Kirchick|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The airship was all in darkness, for lights drew a horde of insects.Tom Swift and his Electric Rifle|Victor Appleton
Eagerly he pictured his forthcoming reunion with his native horde—and with Yold, his father, chief of the horde.World of the Drone|Robert Abernathy
Turning to see from whence they proceeded, Mont saw a horde of savages in pursuit.The Wizard of the Sea|Roy Rockwood
Constantinople was again besieged, this time by a horde from the Russian wilderness under the chiefs Dir and Askold.The Prince of India, Volume I|Lew. Wallace
It was that noise we heard in the night, and we were fully expecting a horde of these men of Kharili to pour upon our outpost.Captured at Tripoli|Percy F. Westerman
British Dictionary definitions for horde
Word Origin for horde
Word Origin and History for horde
1550s, from W. Turkic (cf. Tatar urda "horde," Turkish ordu "camp, army"), to English via Polish, French, or Spanish. The initial -h- seems to have been acquired in Polish. Transferred sense of "uncivilized gang" is from 1610s. Related: Hordes.