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Princeton's WordNet

  1. billboard, hoarding(noun)

    large outdoor signboard

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hoarding

    of Hoard

  2. Hoarding(noun)

    a screen of boards inclosing a house and materials while builders are at work

  3. Hoarding(noun)

    a fence, barrier, or cover, inclosing, surrounding, or concealing something

  4. 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.]


  1. Hoarding

    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

  1. hoarding

    See software hoarding.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hoarding in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hoarding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of hoarding in a Sentence

  1. Chesterfield County Sheriff Jay Brooks:

    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.

  2. Manuel Roxas:

    The cooperation of our people was very noticeable, we did not see, for instance, price increases, hoarding and looting of shops and petrol stations.

  3. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez:

    The hoarding of wealth by the few is coming at the cost of peoples lives, the only way we change is with a massive surge of *new* voters at the polls. UK, Vote!

  4. Abdul Latief:

    Small amounts of waste that we are hoarding in our homes can become a' big ghost', it can fill the guts of dead whales, and get stuck in the noses of dead turtles at sea.

  5. Jeff Cohen:

    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.

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