What does horde mean?

Definitions for horde
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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.

    Etymology: [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.

    Etymology: 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.

  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.

    Etymology: 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

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Horde

    hōrd, n. a migratory or wandering tribe or clan.—v.i. to live together as a horde.—Golden horde (see Golden). [Fr.,—Turk. ordū, camp—Pers. ōrdū, court, camp, horde of Tatars.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. horde

    A wandering troop or gang; especially a clan or tribe of a nomadic people possessing no fixed habitations, but migrating from place to place for the sake of pasturage, plunder, or the like cause.

Anagrams for horde »

  1. Herod

  2. Rhode

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of horde in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of horde in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of horde in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    A sane may distinguish the true believers in him from the horde of followers by differentiating who TRULY likes his own or others shared thoughts from those who MERELY like the beautiful picture that his quote poster has got.

  2. Lord Byron, Don Juan:

    Society is now one polished horde, --- Formed of two mighty tribes, the Bores and Bored.

  3. Chris Cuomo:

    You can build a physical barrier. But why say its a cure-all to keep back this demonized group of people, like this marauding horde that doesnt exist. [Trump] created all of this. Its all bogus.

  4. Camille Paglia:

    Teenage boys, goaded by their surging hormones run in packs like the primal horde. They have only a brief season of exhilarating liberty between control by their mothers and control by their wives.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    A person who is a self-centered loves merely oneself and enjoys often being pictured on online posts or thoughts or words and those are only liked by a horde of people who are also of same selfish nature in our materialistic world.

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