One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person who hoards things.‘I'm a bit of a hoarder’
collector, saver, gatherer, accumulator, magpie, squirrelView synonyms
- ‘The avid hoarder is packing up her entire collection of 1,250 lamps and taking them with her.’
- ‘Psychics say storing things causes corresponding accumulations in our bodies - a horrifying thought for hoarders.’
- ‘Anecdotal evidence suggests that a convicted hoarder will almost always collect again.’
- ‘Some animal hoarders report compulsive collecting of strays or shelter animals.’
- ‘Basically, hoarders accumulate an impossible number of animals - more than they can care or provide for, and far too many for the available space.’
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