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Definition of "collecting" []

  • The action of accumulating (stamps, books, etc) as a hobby or for study (noun)
  • A hobby including seeking, locating, acquiring, organizing, cataloging, displaying, storing, and maintaining whatever items are of interest to the individual collector. (noun)

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  • Present participle of collect. (verb)

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Use "collecting" in a sentence
  • "Before reading recent arguments, I did not realize that the recent growth of U.S. coin collecting is a controversial point."
  • "Patterson had made his name collecting fossils in the western United States as well as in South America."
  • "Now Christos Gage and Neil Googe bring a new status quo to the classic covert action team as the Wildcats attempt to rebuild their shattered planet one piece at a time in this title collecting the main stories from WILDCATS #1-7."