An example of hoard is when you collect lots of stuff and fill your house up with it even if you aren't using all of it.
An example of a hoard is a large collection of gold coins.
Hoarded his money in a box under the bed.
Origin of hoard
- Middle English hord from Old English (s)keu- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Old English hord.