Definitions for Hordehɔrd, hoʊrd

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word Horde

Princeton's WordNet

  1. horde, host, legion(noun)

    a vast multitude

  2. horde(noun)

    a nomadic community

  3. drove, horde, swarm(noun)

    a moving crowd

GCIDE

  1. Horde(n.)

    Hence: Any large group of people or animals, especially one wandering or moving about; as, the movie star was surrounded by a horde of screaming fans.

  2. Origin: [F. horde (cf. G. horde), fr. Turk. ord, ord, camp; of Tartar origin.]

Wiktionary

  1. horde(Noun)

    A wandering troop or gang; especially, a clan or tribe of a nomadic people (originally Tatars) migrating from place to place for the sake of pasturage, plunder, etc.; a predatory multitude.

  2. horde(Noun)

    A large number of people.

    We were beset by a horde of street vendors who thought we were tourists and would buy their cheap souvenirs.

  3. Origin: Recorded in English since 1555. From horde, from German Horde, from horda, from орда, which may come directly from Mongol or from West Turkic (compare Tatar urda, 'horde', Turkish ordu, 'camp, army'), from orda, ordu, 'court, camp, horde'; akin to Kalmuk orda.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Horde(noun)

    a wandering troop or gang; especially, a clan or tribe of a nomadic people migrating from place to place for the sake of pasturage, plunder, etc.; a predatory multitude

  2. Origin: [F. horde (cf. G. horde), fr. Turk. ord, ord, camp; of Tartar origin.]

Anagrams of Horde »

  1. Herod

  2. Rhode


Translations for Horde

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for Horde »

Translation

Find a translation for the Horde definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these Horde definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Horde." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 4 Aug. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/Horde>.

Are we missing a good definition for Horde? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for Horde:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.