Definition of hoarder in English:

hoarder

noun

  • A person who hoards things.

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

hoarder

/ˈhɔːdə/