Definitions for hoarding
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word hoarding
large outdoor signboard
a screen of boards inclosing a house and materials while builders are at work
a fence, barrier, or cover, inclosing, surrounding, or concealing something
Origin: [From OF. hourd, hourt, barrier, palisade, of German or Dutch origin; cf. D. horde hurdle, fence, G. horde, hrde; akin to E. hurdle. 16. See Hurdle.]
Hoarding is a general term for a behavior that leads people or animals to accumulate food or other items during periods of scarcity.
The New Hacker's Dictionary
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Sample Sentences & Example Usage
He was hoarding most of it, but it's all stolen material from all over numerous counties and it's going to take a lot to sort all this out.
The cooperation of our people was very noticeable, we did not see, for instance, price increases, hoarding and looting of shops and petrol stations.
We do know that a lot of guys have cash that they are hoarding in anticipation of some of these deals. And they will sell out of names that are trading well to make room for this, other double-B names.
Do not discourage your children from hoarding, if they have a taste to it; whoever lays up his penny rather than part with it for a cake, at least is not the slave of gross appetite; and shows besides a preference always to be esteemed, of the future to the present moment.
There are two fools in this world. One is the millionaire who thinks that by hoarding money he can somehow accumulate real power, and the other is the penniless reformer who thinks that if only he can take the money from one class and give it to another, all the world's ills will be cured.
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