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Pronunciation of Hoard: Learn how to pronounce Hoard in English correctly

Learn how to say Hoard correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word hoard:

noun
a stock or store of money or valued objects, typically one that is secret or carefully guarded:
he came back to rescue his little hoard of gold
an ancient store of coins or other valuable artefacts:
a hoard of Romano-British bronzes
an amassed store of useful information, retained for future use:
a hoard of secret information about his work
verb
[with object]
accumulate (money or valued objects) and hide or store away:
thousands of antiques hoarded by a compulsive collector
keep in one’s mind for future use:
(as adjective hoarded)
a year’s worth of hoarded resentments and grudges
Origin:

Old English hord (noun), hordian (verb), of Germanic origin; related to German Hort (noun), horten (verb)

The words hoard and horde have some similarities in meaning and are pronounced the same, so it is unsurprising that they are sometimes confused. A hoard is ‘a secret stock or store of something’, as in
a hoard of treasure
, while a horde is a disparaging word for ‘a large group of people’, as in
hordes of fans descended on the stage
. Instances of hoard being used instead of horde are not uncommon: around a quarter of citations for hoard in the Oxford English Corpus are for the incorrect use.: