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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A large group, especially one on the move.

Usage examples (36)
  • The horde of mounted soldiers covered the hillside above the fort.
  • But – the rest of the teabagging horde is downright delusional.
  • A horde is simply an aggregation of multiple small groups and can be dealt with piecemeal as a result.
  • O, Yogi, essence of our poets, your word horde --- tho not deep, is distinct, your voice unique, rhythms just right. for more
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  • The "horde" (large crowd) resisted to reveal the location of their "hoard" (well-protected stock of valuables).
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