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Definition of "hoarding" []

  • A temporary wooden fence around a building or structure under construction or repair. (noun)
  • Chiefly British A billboard. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "hoarding" in a sentence
  • "Officials deemed it unfit for human occupancy because of what he called hoarding."
  • "It’s probably not a coincidence that FDR used the word hoarding three times in his executive order requiring the surrender of gold."
  • "He must allow that government will assume partial powers of the hoarde as long as the hoarding is in our biology."